Edwin B. “Ned” Jarrett Jr., a retired insurance executive and an accomplished woodworker, died Oct. 27 of pancreatic cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 86.
The son of Dr. Edwin B. Jarrett, a physician, and Dorothy Jarrett, a homemaker, Edwin Bosley Jarrett Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Ridgewood Road in Roland Park.
He was a 1949 graduate of Gilman School, where he played varsity lacrosse, and earned a bachelor’s degree in 1954 from Dartmouth College, where he also played lacrosse.
Mr. Jarrett was commissioned a captain in the Air Force in 1954 and served as commissary manager at Andrews Air Force...