Leonard H. Tawney

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Leonard H. Tawney, 90, of Finksburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at home.

Born Jan. 2, 1922, in Reisterstown, he was the son of the late Benson H. and Virgie E. Kemp Tawney. He was the husband of Esta Beulah Tawney, who died in 1996.

He was a 25-year retired well driller for G. Edgar Harr and Sons in Cockeysville, where he had worked for 35 years. He was a Navy Veteran and served aboard a Destroyer in World War II in the North Atlantic from 1942 until 1948.

He enjoyed fixing up antique machinery, fishing and hunting.

Surviving are a son, David L. Tawney, of Finksburg; a sister, Ruth Cole, of Manchester; and a brother-in-law,  Bill Cole, of Upperco.

He was predeceased by siblings Mary F. Merrick and Earl Tawney; and a sister-in-law, Mildred Tawney.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Chris Brammer officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.

Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.


Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Owings Mills
11605 Reisterstown Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 356-7676
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 13, 2012
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