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June 6, 1938 — November 1, 2008



Wayne Morris Souder, age 70, of Madison, MD, died Saturday, November 1, 2008 at his home.

Born on June 6, 1938 in Scaggsville, MD, he was the son of the late Amos Edward Souder II and Mildred Leona Poe Souder. Mr. Souder was a direct descendent of the famous poet and author Edgar Allan Poe.

Mr. Souder was educated in Bladensburg, MD and received his GED through the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Souder was a U.S. Marine veteran having served from January 29, 1956 to January 28, 1959. He received and Honorable Discharge from the Marines in 1959.

Mr. Souder worked for Sunshine Biscuit and owned and operated his own printing business before working and retiring from Exxon in 1991.

On September 15, 1960 he married the former Charlotte C. Shifflet.

Mr. Souder was a member of the Cambridge Moose Lodge and the National Rifle Association. He was an avid outdoorsman and liked to hunt and fish. Mr. Souder was also a creative craftsman.

Surviving is his wife of 48 years, Charlotte V. Souder of Madison, MD; three children Linda Williams and her husband Jimmy, Wayne M. Souder II and his wife Linda all from Taylors Island, MD, Cindy Parks and her husband Ben of Cambridge, MD. Also surviving is a step-daughter Donna Carr and her husband Bruce; two stepsons Bill Disney and his wife Germaine, and Dale Disney and his wife Laura. He is also the proud Pop Pop of thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister Barbara Ireland and her husband Vern of Madison, MD; three brothers Amos Souder and his wife Charlotte of Laurel, MD, Craig Arnold and his wife Sue of Stevensville, MD, Wilmer Arnold and his wife Karen of Barclay, MD; a sister-in-law Jean Souder; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding him in death besides his parents was a son Timothy Lee Souder; a brother Larry Souder; and step-father Lawrence Arnold.

A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be held at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A. at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5th, where the family will receive friends two hour prior to the service. The decedent’s cousin, Mr. David Holder, will lead the service. Inurnment will be held privately at a later date at The Maryland Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to American Cancer Society, 1138 Parsons Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801 or Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733.

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