Abdiel Ridgley Albaugh, III

Male 1949 - 2013


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  • Suffix  III 
    Born  31 Dec 1949  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Dec 2013  Owings, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I139  Virts
    Last Modified  25 Oct 2015 

    Father  Abdiel Ridgley Albaugh, Jr.,   b. 10 Dec 1926,   d. 1 Sep 1986 
    Mother  Betty Jane Westmoreland,   b. Abt 1923,   d. Bef 2013 
    Married  13 Mar 1948  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1779  Group Sheet

    Family  Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified  25 Oct 2015 
    Family ID  F91  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Souther Maryland News, January 8, 2014

      Abdiel Ridgely Albaugh III, 63, of Owings died Dec. 25, 2013, in a house fire.

      He was born Dec. 31, 1949, in Washington, D.C.

      He grew up in The Plains, Va., where he attended Fauquier High School. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After college, he worked for Pool Service Co. in Arlington, Va. In 1980, he and Pattie Sue Reidelbach were married in Franconia, Va., and had one son, Hunter. His career advanced to underwater search and recovery with several companies, including Steadfast Marine, Oceaneering International Inc. and Phoenix International. Most recently, he was an independent contractor specializing in geological and pipeline surveys. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity of the University of Virginia and a member of the Westbrook Hunt Club in Virginia. He was a history buff, especially of the American Civil War, and a big fan of Robert E. Lee. He enjoyed researching genealogy, hunting, fishing and the Washington Redskins.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Betty Jane (Westmoreland) and Abdiel R. Albaugh Jr.

      He is survived by his son, Hunter R. Albaugh; former wife, Pattie Sue Albaugh, both of Chesapeake Beach; brother, Lance Albaugh; and sister, Shari Albaugh, both of Warrenton, Va.

      Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Rausch Funeral Home in Owings, where a memorial service will be at 11 a.m.

      Interment will follow at the Lovettsville Union Cemetery in Lovettsville, Va., followed by a celebration of his life later that afternoon.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvert County Historical Society.