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This record is from our Obituary records.
John Dale Showell, III

Obituary Date: 10/2/1992

Information in this record:
Showell, John Dale, III 2 October 1992 Showell, 69, died last Friday at his home of cancer, was buried Tuesday following funeral services which one attendee described as being "standing room only." By leaving his mark on Ocean City, which included starting the Castle in the Sand hotel, Showell continued a tradition started by his grandfather, John Dale Showell, who came to Ocean City in 1896. He is survived by his wife, Anne Lockhart Showell of Ocean City; his sons, Adam and John Dale Showell IV, of Ocean city; two daughters, Anne Showell Mariner and Sarah Elizabeth Showell, also of Ocean City; four grandchildren, Carly Ann Showell, Elizabeth Lockhart Showell, Adam Lockhart Showell, Jr., and Sarah Ann Showell all of Ocean City and one cousin, Peggy (Margaret) Hall and several nieces and nephews. 9 Oct. 1992 issue of paper.

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