Douglas Collinge “Buddy” Bohlayer
March 24, 1939- July 9, 2020
Douglas Collinge “Buddy” Bohlayer, 81, of Owings passed away July 9, 2020. He was born March 24, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to Mary Allen and John Bohlayer. Buddy lived in Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland over the years, and has called Owings home since 1993. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Buddy was a self-employed transporter of boats and classic cars, transporting vehicles all over the country. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and most recently a member of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach. Buddy thoroughly enjoyed driving, NASCAR, going to races, and boat racing.
Buddy is survived by his longtime companion Dorothy “Dotty” Ward of Owings, children Dennise King of Elizabethton, TN and Sheree Bolano of Windermere, FL, grandchildren Kaley, Anthony, Julian, Gino, and Giovanni, and stepchildren John Newton and his wife Heather of Huntingtown and Mike Newton and his wife Kellie of Owings. He is also survived by step-grandchildren Ryan, Matthew, Nicholas, Ashlyn, Nathan, Lucy, Nicole, Kaitlyn, Dillon, Angelica, Jeremy, and Ruthie, great-grandchildren Aubrie and Danny, and a sister Mary Grasso.
The services for Buddy will be live streamed on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page starting at 6:50 PM. The service will start at 7:00 PM.