William Evans Rothwell
William Evans Rothwell, age 78, of Earleville, MD, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Born in Elkton, MD, on May 15, 1938, he was the son of the late Wilson R. and Sarah Reed Rothwell.
A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Rothwell was employed as a marine mechanic with Sawyer Bros., Inc., Cecilton, MD, with 30 years of service. He was a dedicated member of Hacks Point Fire Company, Earleville, for 17 years. Mr. Rothwell derived great joy in cooking for those he loved, and was an adoring grandfather and an extremely proud greatgrandfather. He enjoyed playing bingo and trips to Dover Downs.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Betsy McClellan Rothwell; children, Teresa Boles, St. Joseph, MO, Catherine Miller, Edmonton, Canada, Elton Rothwell (Susan), Lambert, MI, Crystal McEnaney (Randy), Earleville, MD, Kimberely Rothwell, Paducah, KY, and William Rothwell (Beckie), Chesapeake City, MD; siblings, Frank Rothwell, Marie Foracker and Beatrice Salmons; 17 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rothwell was preceded in death by siblings, MarthAnne Malosh, Rex Rothwell and Dan Rothwell.
Memorial service at Station 9, Hacks Point Fire Company, will be announced at a later date.