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Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran, dies

Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran, dies

Brig. Gen. Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran who started his own appliance business and later became a successful Realtor while rising through the ranks of the Maryland Army National Guard, died June 28 of renal and other organ failure at the Brightview Assisted Living Home in Westminster. He was 92.

His daughter, Kathy Faries of Sykesville, said he lived by the mantra, "You take what you get, and you march with it." In the end, he told her his mind was ready to keep marching but his body was not, she said.

"He was a gentleman, and he was a man's man," she said. "He was very wise, in not necessarily the college-educated...

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