David Mason Webster
David Mason Webster, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 4, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving wife and family. Born in Salisbur y, MD, on Febr uar y 7, 1936, he was the son of the late Capt. Mason E. and Signe Isberg Webster.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Webster graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Maryland, received a master’s degree from Temple University, and was a Master Electrician. His careers included DNR police captain, teaching for Cecil County Public Schools, and Division Chairman for Cecil Community College. Mr. Webster retired as an electronics engineer from Aberdeen Proving Ground. He attended Elkton United Methodist Church and was a member of the V.F.W. in North East, MD. Mr. Webster loved his wife’s cooking, traveling, spending time with his family and was an avid waterman.
Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Colette McFadden Webster; daughter, Kellee Trice and husband, James; sons, David M. Webster, Jr. and wife, Denise, Jon Eric Webster, Christopher Scott Webster, Theodore T. Mears and Thomas J. Mears, all of Elkton, MD; grandchildren, Derek Webster, Daniel Trice, Hollee Trice, Sydney Webster and Avery Webster; and loving cousin, Signe A. Causey.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Webster was preceded in death by his sister, Inez Butler.
Funeral service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 8, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921, where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Special Needs Fund in Memory of David M. Webster, or to the Union Hospital Foundation for Amedisys Hospice, in care of the funeral home at the above address.
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Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland, IL, with Masonic Rites to follow. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Oakland Masonic Lodge #219. Messages of sympathy may be left at www.krabel funeralhome.com.