Mr. Carl Edgar Lemaster, "Bud," passed away after a brief illness in the hospital on January 28, 2019. Carl was born on January 9, 1942 in Sitka, KY to the late Carl E. Lemaster and Addie White. Carl graduated from Flat Gap High School in 1960. Carl proudly served in the United States Army, spending one year in Vietnam. After Carl's discharge from the Army he married the love of his life, Judy Carpenter in 1964. Carl and Judy moved to Essex, MD where they started their family and he started working at General Motors, until his retirement 31 years later. In 1996 Carl and Judy retired to Ocean City, MD where he could devote more time to his love of fishing with his children and grandchildren. Carl always had time for his family and friends, he was generous, compassionate and the best husband, father and grandfather. Carl worked various seasonal jobs in Ocean City, driving the tram on the boardwalk, bait and tackle shops, and the old fishing pier at "Shantytown." Carl also worked as a golf course marshal so he could also play for free.
In addition to his wife of 55 years, Judy, Carl is survived by his three children, Carl Lemaster (Sandy) of Willards, MD, Carla Huth (Gary) of Harford County, MD, Cyndy Lemaster (Rob) of Raleigh, NC and five grandchildren, Daniel Schofield of Baltimore, MD, Alex and Andrew Huth of Harford County, MD, Emily and Carl T. Lemaster of Willards, MD. Carl is also survived by his sister, Virginia Murray of Sitka,KY.
On February 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM all are welcome to attend a visitation at Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service located at 504 Franklin Ave, Berlin, MD. This will be followed by A Celebration of Carl’s Life at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Frank E. Harpster III of St Peter’s Lutheran Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or the Worcester County Humane Society, 12330 Eagles Nest Rd, Berlin, MD 21811.
Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service a division of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811. Please visit www.easternshorecremation.com to express condolences to the family.