William Edward Duley

February 1, 1937April 10, 2014

Mr. William Edward Duley Sr, beloved husband of Bonnie (Lovins) passed away April 10, 2014 at the age of 77. He was born Feb. 1, 1937 in Glenn Dale, Maryland to Edward P. Duley and Mary Ruth Sweeney Duley.

He served in the Army and then worked at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. He proudly enjoyed his 54 years in the Glenn Dale Fire Association, holding the office as Chief for 4 years. He was also a life member of the Church Hill Fire Company in Maryland.

He loved hunting & fishing with his sons and grandsons and vacationing & playing games with his family. He was baptized in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and loved singing and praising the Lord.

He is survived by his wife Bonnie Duley of Mountain Home. He was blessed to have 5 children: 2 sons: William (Tina) Duley, Jr. of Chestertown, MD and Richard (Eva) Duley of Ridgely, MD; 3 daughters: Janice (Steven) Ervin of Tunnelton, West Virginia, Patricia (Joseph) Dickey of Arnold, MD and Catherine King of Sudlersville, MD; 13 grandchildren: Lisa, LeAnn, William III, Michael Duley, Douglas, Marshal, Bryce, Crystal, Mindy, Michael Walton, Brianne, Christian and April; 8 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Rowe of Ridgely, MD; 2 brothers: Michael Duley of Bowie, MD and Lawrence Duley of Arnold, MD. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Duley.

Visitation will be from 5 until 5:30 pm Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Seventh- day Adventist Church, 3744 Highway 62 West. Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Ross Harris will be held 5:30 pm at the church.

Visitation and Services in Maryland will be as follows:

Visitation: 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 pm, Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home Fireman's Prayers: 7 pm, Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home Funeral Service: 10 am, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Fire Department Procession will follow to the Glenn Dale Volunteer Fire Station, 11900 Glenn Dale Blvd 20769 where Fire Department Honors will be held and a celebration will follow at the fire station reception hall.



  • Visitation Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Fireman's Service Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 15, 2014


  • Fireman's Honors

William Edward Duley

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April 21, 2014

I send my deepest condolences to the friends and family. May the joyous memories bring you peace during this difficult occasion. I hope that you can draw consolation and solace from the God of all comfort (2 Cor. 1:3)

April 15, 2014

Bonnie,So sorry to hear about Ed. Words cannot comfort you now only the Lord can do that. Find comfort in Him. You are in our prayers. David & Jessie and everyone at C-town SDA Church.

Gina Nonnenmacher

April 14, 2014

Patty, I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad. I know you loved him very much and I'm sure you meant the world to him. I pray you and your family receive the love and support you need to get through this difficult time. Much love, Gina

April 13, 2014

Oh Mr. Duley how your family loved you so. I am so thankful and praise God that they will have sooooo many memories to fall back on now and in the tough times that will follow. May you now rest in peace and watch over your loved ones now and forever. I just love my "Duleys" and am praying for comfort from Our Father for your family. Much Love to you all !!!!

Amber (Simpson) Burgess

Pete/Peggy Derrick

April 13, 2014

Ed was a true friend and big Asset to Glenn Dale VFD He will be missed by many
Condolences to the family. So sorry we are unable to make the trip for the funeral - we have to be in MD at end of April and it is not possible for us to make two trips so close together.

April 12, 2014

Joe Mcreary, Jr