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Gil Whedbee

Gil Whedbee

Thomas Gillam Whedbee Jr., the retired director of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease July 14 at a family home in Calvert County. He was 83 and lived for many years in Timonium. Born in Edenton, N.C., he was the son of Thomas G. Whedbee Sr., a farmer and furniture store owner, and Lizzie Miller Whedbee, a teacher and homemaker. He was raised in Ahoskie, N.C., where he graduated from Ahoskie High School. He enrolled at Wake Forest University. During his first year there, he joined the Navy during the Korean War. He was assigned to Iceland and tracked submarines from a naval aircraft. He completed his studies at Wake...

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