William Edward “Bill” Tarry
April 25, 1939- November 17, 2015
William Edward “Bill” Tarry, Sr. 76, of North Beach passed away November 17, 2015 at his home surrounded by family. He was born April 25, 1939 to Francis and Bertha Mae (Bowen) Tarry. Bill was raised in Calvert County and graduated from Calvert County High School and the University of Maryland. He married Nancy King on November 30, 1957. He enlisted in the United States Navy serving from 1957 to 1961 and subsequently worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 32 years and Boeing for 10 years. While Calvert County was always home, he traveled extensively living in Tennessee, Turkey, Okinawa, and Australia. Bill enjoyed gardening, traveling, music, and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jon Michael Tarry. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Nancy E. Tarry and their children William E. “Bill” Tarry, Jr. and wife Patricia of Huntingtown, Cristina M. Wright and husband Douglas of Spotsylvania, VA, and Matthew J. Tarry and wife Sherrie of Dunkirk. Also surviving are nine grandchildren William III, Ryan, David, Kyndall and Christian Tarry, Katherine Potts, and Kevin, Bradley and Jacob Jones, three step-grandchildren Hilary (Wright) Hall, Douglas and Danny Wright, five great-grandchildren, and sisters Patricia Tucker and Danica Tarry.
The family request that flowers or plants be sent to Rausch Funeral Home, Owings. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of the Chesapeake.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015