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Ronald Pohl

Ronald G. “Randy” Pohl, 68, of Cambridge passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, January 8, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.
Born April 28, 1945 he was a son of the late Mace Wolf and Louise Burton.
Randy grew up in Cambridge and attended the local schools. He was a member of the 1963 graduating class of Cambridge High School.
Randy and his brother Frank formed Pohl Brothers Scrap Iron and Metal Recyclers in 1971, continuing the business taught to them by their father Mace. Randy operated the business till his retirement in 2007. He also enjoyed doing it part time along with working at Wal-Mart to help him stay busy.
On August 9, 1968 he married the former Gloria Elizabeth Mills. They were blessed with a daughter Teresa, and two grandchildren, Trevor and Karlie.
Randy was always a hard working man. He would journey all over the county picking up salvageable iron and metals. He was known by all with his easy going manner and warm smile. His laugh was contagious and when he started, others would have to follow along.
Family, traveling and all aspects of life Randy enjoyed. He loved vacationing with all the family included. Nothing brought him more joy than being “Pop Pop “to his two grandchildren.
Randy was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Cambridge and had previously served on the board.
Surviving is his wife Gloria of 45 years; daughter Teresa Hughes and husband Joseph; brothers Morris Pohl and wife Joyce, Frank Pohl and wife Elaine; sister Kendra Nichols; sister in law Mary Pohl; grandchildren Trevor Joseph Hughes and Karlie Elizabeth Hughes; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents is a brother William Pohl.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 13, 2014 beginning 1 p.m. at the Cambridge Wesleyan Church with Pastor Jack Diehl officiating. The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge.
Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph Hughes, Trevor Hughes, Frank Pohl, Wendell Meekins, Gene Harper and Kemp Brooks.
Honorary pallbearers will be Leonard Meyer and Reese Hurley.
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home P.A., Cambridge.
To send online condolences to the family please visit www.newcombcollins.com


12. - 1 p.m. ,Monday, January 13, 2014
Wesleyan Church
Cambridge, MD, Dorchester 21613

Funeral Service

1 p.m. ,Monday, January 13, 2014
Wesleyan Church
Cambridge, MD, Dorchester 21613


Monday, January 13, 2014
Dorchester Memorial Park
5391 Aireys Rd. Cambridge, MD 21613

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I knew randy and went to school with him.He was a good man and will be missed vary much

Harry Hurley Jan 14 2014 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to learn of your husband's passing. He will be missed by a lot of people. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this difficult time.

Cheri & John Barnes Jan 13 2014 12:00 AM

Aunt Gloria, my thoughts are with you at this time. I wish I could be there, but know I'm thinking of you and the family. Uncle Randy was a great guy, and I'll always be fond of that last time I saw you both, down at the shore... enjoying crabs and the beautiful Dorchester County sunset.

Jacynth Pohl Jan 12 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, we are praying for you and your family. Randy was a wonderful person. Sending love and prayers your way! Love, Terry & Cherie Messick

Cherie Messick Jan 12 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, he will be missed. We are sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family! Love, Ricky & Debbie Collison

Debbie Collison Jan 12 2014 12:00 AM

Bob and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Bob and Nancy Fishpaw Jan 11 2014 12:00 AM


JANE ROBINSON Jan 11 2014 12:00 AM

Gloria and family, extending my deepest sympathy, prayers and love in this your loss. May God lift you up and keep you strong. Love, Donnie Creighton

Donnie Creighton Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

So, so sorry for your loss. You both fought such a valiant fight. So thankful he has found the greatest peace with our Lord & no longer has to suffer. May the many happy memories help you & your family deal with this. Please take good care of yourself & call anytime if you need to talk.

JACKIE & LINDA PHILLIPS Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

Gloria, I am so sorry for your loss. It was just a little over a year ago that I lost Rick. I am having tears for you. The only thing I can tell you is, God is still there with you! He will comfort you and strengthen you. His plan is perfect even though we don't always understand. I just read a quote this morning during my devotions and I want to share it with you. "Joy is the settled assurance that God is in control of all the details of my life, the quiet confidence that ultimately everything is going to be alright, and the determined choice to praise God in all things." Kay Warren. Love and prayers! Joyce

Joyce Coburn Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

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