Charles Lee Disharoon, 84, of Ocean City, Md., passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army-Air Core 508 Fighter Group. He worked 30 years with Chesapeake Potomac/Verizon as a lineman, an engineer and finally as Auditor-Evaluator for three states and D.C. He also did poultry feasibility studies for countries in the Mid-east. He then worked 31 ? years in real estate, primarily in Ocean City, building numerous buildings. Prior to his retirement, he was Broker/Owner of Sea Gate Sales and Rentals.
His various community activities over the years included being Head of the Rescue Squad at the Sandy Spring Fire Dept., a member of the Lions Club and the American Legion, and he volunteered at schools his children attended.
Disharoon had sung bass with the Nautical Sounds Barbershop Chorus of Ocean View, Del., for 20 years and also sang in the Ebb Tide Quartet. He was named Barbershopper of the Year twice, including 2007.
Disharoon is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jackie Beamer Disharoon; his step-mother, Dorotha Disharoon; his children, Yvonne, Donald and Camie Disharoon; two sisters, Margaret Rosenberger and Alice Johnston and her husband, Charles; a brother, Donald D. Disharoon and his wife, Marcia; and two cats, Krista and Sabrina.
A celebration of Disharoon’s life will be held at the American Legion Post 166 on 24th and Philadelphia Ave. in Ocean City on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, from 2 – 4 p.m. Family and friends are invited to come and share their memories and stories about him. Light refreshments will be served. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Delmarva Cat Connection, P.O. Box 1323, Ocean Pines, MD 21811; or to the Worcester County Humane Society, 12330 Eagles Nest Road, Ocean City, MD 21842.