Ronald Calvin Biddinger, 58, Baltimore firefighter


Ronald Calvin Biddinger, a retired Baltimore firefighter, died of internal bleeding Sunday at Millennium Health & Rehabilitation Center at Marley Neck. The Glen Burnie resident was 58.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Clarkson Street and in Glen Burnie, he was a 1963 graduate of the old Andover High School in Linthicum, where he played football.

After Army Reserve training, he joined the city Fire Department in 1966. He was stationed at Brooklyn's Engine 35 and Truck 21 company until April 1991, when he was disabled by a motorcycle accident.

Before his accident, he enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing. He also coached girls softball for the North Glen Improvement Association, and worked part time as an electrician.

A memorial service was held last night at Peace Lutheran Church, Glen Burnie, where he was a member.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, the former Linda Beeson; a son, Ronald C. Biddinger Jr. of Severna Park; a daughter, Sharon D. Biddinger Crawford of Poway, Calif.; a brother, Gary H. Biddinger of Ocean View, Del.; a sister, D. Joyce Hollar of Glen Burnie; and four grandchildren.

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