Merton Jarboe Dies on the Fourth of July

Cap'n Larry jarboe

Cap’n Larry Jarboe

 

 

CHARLOTTE HALL, MD. —07/04/2014 — St. Mary’s County Commissioner Larry Jarboe reports that his father, longtime Charlotte Hall businessman Merton Jarboe died this morning, on July 4, 2014.

Commissioner Jarboe’s father operated the Charlotte Hall Lumber Company for decades before turning the operation over to his son, Larry Jarboe, in 1992.

Merton Jarboe suffered a stroke in 1997 and a disastrous fire hit the saw mill the next year. Merton Jarboe had been in a nursing home since being sidelined by the stroke.

No funeral service is being planned by the family, said Commissioner Jarboe. Arrangements are being made by a local funeral home.

Charlotte Hall Lumber Company sawmill in operation.  THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

Charlotte Hall Lumber Company sawmill in operation. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

 

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