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Thomas “TP” Parran Jr., 91, of St. Leonard died July 24, 2012, in Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.
He was born April 9, 1921, in St. Leonard to the late Thomas Parran Sr. and Madeline Bond Parran.
His family has been comprised of political leaders, starting with his father. He was proud of his family’s legacy, which first surfaced during the Battle of St. Leonard Creek in 1814. He was a gracious gentleman. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 and owned and operated Maryland Bus Lines and Parran Limousine Service for many years. His kindness, love and joy for family, friends and his companion and former wife, Patricia Weller Parran, was known throughout Calvert County.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas Parran III and Douglas Parran; sister, Mary Sledge Parran; and former wife and companion, Patricia Weller Parran.
Family will receive friends form 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 27, at Rausch Funeral Home in Port Republic.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Christ Church.
Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD 20676.