Charles Russell Conklin

October 9, 1922November 14, 2012

On November 14, 2012; Charles Russell Conklin of Catonsville; Devoted son of the late C. Russell and Phyllis N. Conklin; Beloved husband of Janet C. Conklin (nee Shears) and the late Shirley Alt Conklin. Loving father of George C. Conklin (Claire), Sheridan N. Conklin, Laurie D. Dixon (Lloyd) and Sarah B. St. Jean (A. Christopher); Cherished grandfather of Andrew C. Conklin, Courtney C. Conklin, Christine C. Dixon, Samantha B. McClellan (Marcus) and Jesse V. St. Jean and great grandfather of Zane M. Dixon; Dear brother of the late Carol R. Hughes and Brother-in-law of Nancy S. Huggins and Walter Hughes.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228 from 3pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Funeral services will be held at the Second English Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5010 Briarclift Rd., Baltimore, MD 21229 on Monday, November 19, 2012, 10:30am. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to The Endowment Fund of the Church.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 19, 2012

Charles Russell Conklin

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Tom Clements

November 12, 2013

I currently live in Catonsville, Md @ The Charlestown Retirement Community.....
Thomas Clements
719 Maiden Choice Ln
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Catonsville, Md 21228
I served with "Charlie" as a Radioman on the USS LCI 618. He worked with another Radarman whose ssurname was Varner
618 during WWII....

Thomas Clements

December 29, 2012

I served with Charles Conklin on the LCI (L) 618 during World War II as a Radioman (RM2C). There are few survivors left from the LCI (L) 618 but I will notify others of his passing.

November 20, 2012

Russell Conklin is a fine man and neighbor. The characteristics I admire about Russell are his combination of intelligence and experience tempered with humility. Russell is the kind of man who wants to share his knowledge and experience with you in order to teach and help you. What I find so interesting about Russell is that when I was with him I felt the combination of friend, equal and student. Because Russell also belives that Jesus Christ is his Lord and Savior, I look forward to again spending time with Russell many many years from now.

Peter Medinger

Terry Glab

November 19, 2012

Janet, George and the rest of the family..I am so sorry to hear about the passing of "uncle Russ". What a great business man,gentleman and above all a truely great friend.He was one of the first employees to great me when I first went to work for Power and Combustion back in 1966.I will always remember his sense of humor and most of all..when "uncle Russ" had something to say..people listened.This is a very sad day on earth but heaven surely has gained an angel. May he finally rest in peace..he will surely be missed.

John Baronas

November 18, 2012

Dear Family and Friends of Mr. Conklin,

A great man has passed and we should be so proud of him and learn from him. A faithful generous Christian, loving father and husband, smart and hard working, a war hero, full of wisdom. He now rests with full honors and shares in Christ resurrection. When so many pillars showed cracks and many gave way he did not. He perservered to the end.We have tears of joy at his passing. Dr. Baronas, Mohler and staff.

November 17, 2012

I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.

Debbie Anderson

November 16, 2012

Rest in Peace Uncle Russell. . . .
May you be able to run again & be rid of all that disease took from you.
May you take solace with those loved ones who have past before you.
May you find eternal peace.
You were a brilliant man and will be deeply missed on earth, but know that you will never be forgotten.
I can think of one special soul that will have comfort in having her big brother by her side again.
love eternal