Charles William Dick, Jr., “Chuck,” age 70, of Savage, MD, was surrounded by his loving family when he went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2021 after courageously battling Pancretic Cancer for nearly 5 years. He was born in Savage, MD on October 9, 1950 to the late Charles William Dick, Sr., and Genevie Reva Dick, where he was also raised.
Chuck graduated from Kailua High School in Hawaii as well as Atholton High School in MD. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Maryland and his Master’s Degree at Catholic University.
Chuck was a retired teacher from Annapolis High School where he taught English and directed the Theatre Department for 25 years. Chuck always considered himself a man of the theatre. His passion for theatre and teaching led him into many other professional roles, such as the Artistic Director for the Pasadena Theatre Company and The Catonsville Youth Theatre. Chuck performed in countless community and dinner theatres, and appeared in numerous television commercials. Being a man of faith, Chuck served as the Music Director for several churches over the years, which included the First Baptist Church of Savage, Hope Baptist Church, and West Baltimore United Methodist Church. In addition, Chuck had a love for sports, especially softball. He was an all-star third baseman competing in many regional tournaments and won several championships. He also coached baseball and basketball for Savage Boys and Girls Club as well as Bethel Christian Academy’s basketball team.
He is survived by his two children, Ryan William Dick and Camela Laine Ebaugh, sister Cathy Whitehead, nephew Justin Whitehead, and six grandchildren, Aiden Ebaugh, Riley Ebaugh, Emily Dick, Hannah Dick, Hadley Ebaugh, and Ryan William Dick, Jr. He touched the lives of many family, friends, collagues, and youth who will greatly miss him.
Visitations will be on Tuesday, June 15th, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, and Wednesday, June 16th, from 6-8 PM at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., 313 Talbott Ave., Laurel, MD 20707. A Celebration of Life will follow at a later date.