John R. Percy

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John Richard Percy, 76, of Salisbury, formerly of Eldersburg, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Salisbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Aug. 4, 1937, in Toronto, Canada, he was the son of the late John and Mary Percy. He was the husband of Marilyn Ruth Percy, his wife of 55 years.

He graduated from Houghton College in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated from Syracuse Law in 1961. He had a Master of Arts degree from George Washington University.

He was employed by the Social Security Administration for more than 25 years and was a past dean of Arlington Baptist Bible College. He was also an assistant to the pastor at Arlington Baptist Church and a sports enthusiast.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children and spouses Susan and Timothy Benning, of Salisbury, Sharon and Anthony Roman, of Westminster, and John and Susan Percy, of Cumberland, R.I.; sisters Elizabeth Pattison, of Allentown, Pa., and Ruth Sabian, of Los Angeles; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Family Church, 4150 Sykesville Road, Finksburg. Interment will be held at Providence Cemetery in Gamber.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Stony Brook School, 1 Chapman Parkway, Stony Brook, NY 11790.

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Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 1, 2013
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