Michael Ernest Logsdon, the former owner of an environmental engineering business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Reisterstown resident was 55.
Born in Louisville, Ky., he moved with his parents to Woodlawn when he 7, and he was a 1970 graduate of Woodlawn High School. He served in the Navy's nuclear submarine program for a decade and earned an engineering degree at the State University of New York.
Mr. Logsdon founded EMG, formerly Environmental Management Group, an environmental and engineering consulting firm in Hunt Valley, in 1987. He remained a consultant after selling the business two years ago.
He enjoyed playing the guitar and riding motorcycles.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Glyndon United Methodist Church, 4713 Butler Road, where he was a member.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, the former Patti Wyne; three daughters, Ryane Logsdon of Reisterstown; Karey Logsdon of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Mindi Menedis of Reisterstown; his parents, Joseph and Edna Logsdon of Hampstead; five brothers, Joseph Logsdon Jr., Ronald Logsdon, David Logsdon, Bruce Logsdon and Timothy Logsdon, all of the Baltimore area; a sister, Tina Fowler of Shelbyville, Ky.; and four grandchildren.