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Larnie Layman Law, 80, Waldorf

Larnie Layman Law, 80, of Waldorf died after a brief illness Feb. 10, 2013.

He was born in 1932 in Draper, N.C., and lived most of his youth in Cascade, Va. He had resided in Maryland since 1952. In 1953, he married Helen M. Hill Law of St. Mary’s County.

He was known by his family as “Dooke” and “Gang Gang.” He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from a long career at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was involved in Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8810 in Waldorf and had served in many capacities, including post commander. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His pastimes included vegetable gardening, woodworking, fishing and watching sports. He was cared for by the staff at Fenwick Landing Senior Care Community.

He was preceded in death by his infant son, Gary Keith Law; parents, Worthie Pannel Law and Ruth Washington Johnston Law; and siblings, Marshall Law, Russell Law, Wash Law, Lillie Law Barnard, Kermit Law, Curtis Law, Ruth Law Setliff, Georgere Law and Hazel Law Kirks.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Ronald and Peggy Law, Steven Law and Susan Wolfe, Daniel Law and Gina Palladino, Mike and Patricia Law Grasso and Douglas Law and Natasha Sharpe; grandchildren, Chris, Erin, Stephanie, Ashlee, Brandon, Amy, Mark, Kristen, Cindy and Cara; great-grandchildren, Grace, Hannah, Mya and Alanna; and siblings, Jane Law Duckett, Troy Law and Nina Law Pendleton.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14 at Huntt Funeral Home, Waldorf. Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Waldorf. Burial will take place at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County, P.O. Box 1703, La Plata, MD 20646.