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William Lake, Jr.

William S. Lake, Jr., 85, of Cambridge passed away Thursday evening, April 30, 2020 at UMSMC at Easton.

Born April 9, 1935 in Cambridge, he was a son of the late Novella Jones Lake and William Starrett Lake, Sr.. Bill graduated from Cambridge High School with the Class of 1953. He began a career with the United States Marine Corps and retired at the rank of Master Sergeant.

Surviving is his wife Carol Richardson Lake; sons Richard W. Lake and wife Wendy of Finksburg, MD, Michael M. Lake and wife Robin of Columbia, MD; grandchildren Hannah B. Lake, Richard C. Lake, Brittney L. Spak, Amelia M. Lake and Michael F. Lake; great-granddaughter AliceMae Lake and a close friend Elizabeth Abbott of Church Creek.

Besides his parents Bill is predeceased by a grandchild Caleb M. Lake.

Services will be private with interment at East New Market Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.

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He was a good man.and will be missed.

DARLENE HANDLEY May 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Jr.

LARRY PARKS May 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Jr.

David and Shirley Marshall May 5 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Bill. He was a faithful visitor to the nursing home seeing his wife. I will also miss his commentaries for the paper. Rest In Peace Bill.

Ethel Hurley May 4 2020 12:00 AM

In loving memory for William S. Lake from Richard and Micheal lake and familyRichard and Michael, sons

Richard and Michael, sons Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM