Braxton L. Wolbert

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Braxton L. Wolbert, 87, of Sykesville, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at home.

Born March 1, 1925, in Woodbine, he was the son of the late Walter Jackson and Alberta Poole Wolbert. He was the husband of Emily C. Wolbert, who died Nov. 26, 2008.

He was a veteran of the Army, serving in the 82nd Battalion in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He had worked as an electrical lineman many years ago for the former Arrington & Sons company, and for Black and Decker. He had worked and volunteered for the Carroll County Bureau of Aging at the old Johnsville Center in Eldersburg.

He was a longtime member of Oakland United Methodist Church. He enjoyed woodworking and would often make items for the church bazaar.

Surviving are son and daughter-in-law James and Susan Wolbert, of Woodbine; daughter and son-in-law Mary Judith and Robert Smith, of Hampstead; a brother, Blain Wolbert, of Ooltewah, Tenn.; grandsons and spouses Christopher and Allison Wolbert, Chad and Tracey Wolbert, Michael and Jennifer Smith, and Ryan Smith; and great-grandchildren Jack and Brooke Wolbert.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oakland United Methodist Church, 5901 Mineral Hill Road, Sykesville, with the Rev. Donna Renn officiating. Interment will be in New Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Oakland United Methodist Church, 5901 Mineral Hill Road, Sykesville, MD 21784.

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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 19, 2013
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