US Marine Corps

William Starrett Lake, Jr.

April 9, 1935 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 85)



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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