Edward G. Wyatt
Lawyer and lobbyist
Edward G. Wyatt, a Baltimore lawyer and lobbyist, died of cancer Thursday at his Towson home. He was 59.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Wyatt was a 1951 graduate of Calvert Hall College and a 1955 graduate of Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, where he majored in political science.
He attended the Navy's officer candidate school in Newport, R.I., and served from 1956 to 1961 in the naval reserves, attaining the rank of lieutenant.
Mr. Wyatt received his law degree from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1962, and began his legal career as an assistant state's attorney in Baltimore, a job he held from 1963 to 1966. He was an assistant attorney general for Maryland for two years, then an examiner for the Maryland Tax Court.
Mr. Wyatt was a lobbyist for about 25 years in Annapolis, and a trial lawyer in private practice from 1968 until his death.
He was a member of the American and local bar associations, Towson Elks Lodge No. 469, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and the Engineering Society of Baltimore.
A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5300 N. Charles St.
Mr. Wyatt is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Ciril Catherine McAllister of Towson; two sons, Edward G. Wyatt Jr. of Olney and Joseph R. Wyatt of Annapolis; three daughters, Ciril C. Wyatt-Donnelly of El Cerrito, Calif., and M. Kelly Wyatt and Elizabeth Wyatt Rahl, both of Baltimore; his mother, Margaret G. Kelly Wyatt of Baltimore; two brothers, J. Michael Wyatt Jr. of Lutherville and Maurice R. Wyatt of Timonium; and two sisters, Margaret W. Corun of Timonium and M. Bridget Wyatt of Baltimore.
The family suggested memorial donations to Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital, Ashburton Annex, 1708 W. Rogers Ave., Baltimore 21209.
William F. Thompson
William Franklin Thompson, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. supervisor, died Friday of heart failure at his Severna Park home, where he had lived for the past 29 years. He was 86.
For about 30 years, Mr. Thompson, a Baltimore native, was supervisor of dispatchers for BG&E.; Beginning as a furnace repairman, he later became a dispatcher before retiring in 1971 as supervisor.
In his leisure time he enjoyed boating, fishing and golfing.
During World War II, he served as a Navy Seabee and worked in New Guinea. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 65.
He also was a member of the Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road, Severna Park, 21146, to which the family suggested donations be sent.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the Barranco & Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Ida May Disney, and three cousins, Raymond Bateman and Beverly Bateman, both of Pasadena, and Jay Irwin of Baltimore.
David G. Williams
Villa Julie freshman
David Grayson Williams, a freshman at Villa Julie College who lived in Hanover, died Wednesday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident Jan. 30 on Montgomery Road in Ellicott City. He was 18.
A Baltimore native, Mr. Williams was a 1992 graduate of Cardinal Gibbons High School. He attended St. Augustine's School in Elkridge and was a former member of the Gymnastics Plus Boys Team in Columbia.
Mr. Williams was planning to go into law enforcement. His father, John Williams, who died in 1986, was a Maryland State Police sergeant.
A Mass of Christian burial was offered Saturday at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 5976 Old Washington Road in Elkridge. The family suggested memorial contributions to the St. John Neumann Fund in care of the church.