William C. ClouspyFan company executiveWilliam C. Clouspy,...


William C. Clouspy

Fan company executive

William C. Clouspy, a Baltimore native who headed a Memphis company that makes fans, died Monday after a heart attack at his home in Athens, Ga. He was 61.

Mr. Clouspy, who maintained an apartment in Baltimore, had been a marketing executive for Black & Decker US Inc. He left the company in the mid-1970s to become president of a Connecticut manufacturing company.

In 1982, he became president of the Hunter Fan Co. and retired in 1988 as chairman of the board of what was by then Hunter-Melnor Inc.

He graduated from Patterson Park High School in 1952 , served in the Army in the mid-1950s, and graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 1960.

A memorial service was to be held at 6 p.m. today at his home in Athens.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Jean Webb; three daughters, Lauren Venditto and Beth Davis, both of Athens, and Jill Burgett of Atlanta; a son, Cort Clouspy of Athens; a sister, Dorothy Niccolucci of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

Joseph L. Barrett

Lawyer, real estate official

Joseph L. Barrett, a lawyer, died Monday after an apparent heart attack at his home in Timonium. He was 67.

Mr. Barrett was a lawyer for Setlow and Associates, a real estate firm in Towson, for the past five years. For about 10 years before that, he was a partner in another real estate firm, Barrett and Darby.

From the mid-1950s until the mid-1970s, he was a partner in the Real Estate Title Co. and had a private law practice.

For many years, he taught business law courses, including those dealing with real estate, at community colleges. In 1976, he became a member of the faculty at Essex Community College and started its real estate course. He retired in 1993 as an associate professor at Essex.

Born in Baltimore, he was a naval hospital corpsman with the Marine Corps during World War II.

After the war, he graduated from the University of Maryland College Park and earned a law degree at the University of Baltimore.

He was a Civil War buff who owned a vacation home in Gettysburg, Pa. He also acted in productions of the Baltimore Actors' Theater.

Services were to be held at 10 a.m. today at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Charles and Saratoga streets.

His wife, the former Jacqueline Jones, died in 1974. He is survived by a daughter, Heather J. Barrett of Timonium.

Robert J. Bowling, 31, a native of Baltimore who was raised in Orlando, Fla., died Monday of cancer at a hospital in Cape Coral, Fla.

He worked for a soft-drink distributor in Fort Myers, Fla., and lived in Cape Coral, where services were to be held today.

He is survived by his wife, Trisha Bowling; a daughter, Ashley Bowling of Cape Coral; his mother, the former Anna Marie Lewis Neubauer of Fort Myers; a stepbrother, Charles Neubauer of Hanover; a brother, Thomas Bowling of Fort Myers; and a sister, Roseanna Bowling of Naples, Fla.

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