Bernie Albert Loftis
85, California, MD
Born: 05/30/1927, Died: 06/07/2012
Bernie Albert Loftis, 85, of California, MD crossed into the "land of the pleasant living" on June 7th, 2012 at the St. Mary's Hospice House, Callaway, MD. He was born on May 30th, 1927 in Durham, NC, the son of the late Robert A. and Rosa Loftis. Mr. Loftis worked for 37 years for the US Government as a Quality Assurance Inspector (Electrical Aircraft) where he retired. He was a member of the VFW Post #2632. His favorite past times were fishing, riding his lawn mower and drinking his National Boh. His wife, Mary Lou, who he married on Apr 24, 1951, preceded him in death in 2003. He is survived by his children Robert Loftis of Elizabethton, TN, Dawna Wible of California, MD, Steven Loftis (Elaine) of California, MD and Cathy Cullison (David) of California, MD, six grandchildren, Brian Wible, Carla Mattingly, Jessica Davis, Stacey Loftis, Tammy Loftis, and Ashley Cullison, two great grandchildren, Steven Wible and Sarah Ann "Sam" Mattingly, his sister Rose Lynch and husband Chester Lynch of California, MD and his very special friend Betty Ann McDonald. Memorial service will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary's Nursing Venter at 21585 Peabody Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or the Hospice of St. Mary's at P.O. Box 265, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or the National Parkinson Foundation at P.O. Box 5018 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.