George A. Reier, 82, engineer, Balto. Co....


George A. Reier, 82, engineer, Balto. Co. official

George A. Reier, an engineer, died of heart failure Sunday in Melbourne Beach, Fla., where he had moved from Glen Arm in 1982. He was 82.

After he served in the Marine Corps during World War II, he opened an engineering company in Towson and specialized in road-building and concrete structures.

In 1957, he was named director of public services for Baltimore County. In 1974, he joined Mackenzie & Associates as vice president for development of commercial and residential subdivisions. He retired in 1982.

He graduated from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1939 and earned a second bachelor's degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1950.

He married Charlotte Marshall in 1940.

Mr. Reier enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, woodworking and gardening. He was a member of the Holly Society of America, American Nurserymen and the Horticultural Society of America.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, T. Michael Reier of Glen Arm; two daughters, Ann J. Reier and Tammy J. Reier, both of Melbourne Beach; two brothers, Francis Reier and John Reier, both of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

Eben Lytell Waterfield, 73, Kent County farmer

Eben Lytell Waterfield, a Kent County grain farmer for more than 50 years, died Friday in his sleep at his Chestertown home. He was 73.

Mr. Waterfield, who retired in 1982, was born in Knotts Island, N.C., and moved to Eastern Neck Island in Rock Hall as a child. He was a 1943 graduate of McDonogh School.

He was a member of Elks Lodge No. 2474 and Christ United Methodist Church, both in Chestertown.

Services were held Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Hazel Jones; two daughters, Bonnie Anthony of Chestertown and Amy Brice of Centreville; and a granddaughter.

Pub Date: 12/05/96

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