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Rupert Spring Obituary
Mr. Rupert William Spring, Jr, 85, of Dickerson, Maryland, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015. Born October 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Rupert W. Spring, Sr. and Mamie C. Alexander Spring. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Nancy Jo Spring, two sons, Michael Spring (Sandy) of Salisbury, MD and Steven Spring (Jody) of Gaithersburg, MD; and one daughter, Pamela Jamison (Bill) of Dickerson, MD; one brother, James Spring of Boyds, MD, two sisters, Gloria Duvall of Rockville, MD, and Geraldine Bartee of Ormond Beach, FL; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his twin sons, David and Dennis Spring, and by three sisters, Betty Lou, Joanne and Sondra.

Rupert was a seasoned millwright doing work for Bechtel, Fairchild Hiller, NIH, Naval Medical Center, Ford's Theatre and other notable businesses, and personal cabinetry for Lady Bird Johnson. He retired from Montgomery County Public Schools in 1991 with 18 years in the Cabinetry and Millwork Department, prior to that he was co-owner of S&N Woodwork.

Rupert served in the U.S. Army 1169th Combat Engineer Group during the Korean War, 1950-1953. He was a life member of American Legion Post 11, VFW 3285, AMVETS Post 2, Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 142 of Frederick, MD and Honor Guard 142.

He was a life-long motorcycle rider. He enjoyed dirt track Class C M/Cycle, AMA Pro Racing, NASCAR, Pro Boxing, bluegrass, country, and gospel music.

The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday June 23 from 1-3 and 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com).

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday June 24 at the Boyds Presbyterian Church, 19901 White Ground Rd., Boyds, MD 20841.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Boyds Presbyterian Church.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from June 21 to June 22, 2015
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