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Herbert Ward Catterton

Herbert Ward Catterton

Jun 22, 1930 - Oct 22, 2023

Herbert Ward Catterton - Obituary


ARMER, HERBERT W. CATTERTON, 93, died on Sunday, October 22 at his home, Progressive Farm, in Harwood, MD surrounded by his beloved family and friends. Born on June 22, 1930 in Harwood to the late Herbert T. and Alverta Catterton, Herbert was a sixth generation tobacco farmer and was president of the Future Farmers of America while in high school. He worked side by side with his parents whom he loved and adored. Helping to keep the farm running smoothly was Herbert’s wife of 72 years, Agnes Hartge Catterton. Herbert was a member of the Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau, the Elks Club, the Prince George’s County Sportsman’s Club and Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, fishing and pulling tractors at local county fairs, where he won multiple honors and awards. Herbert was known as a kind, hard working farmer who leaves a legacy of being devoted to his wife, his parents and his children and their families who all live on the family farm. He is survived by his wife, Agnes; his children, Betty (Bill) Bergstrom, Diane (Fred) Klinken, Kathy (Tom) Britschge and Richard (Terrie) Catterton; his sister, Nancy Parlett and 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to celebrate Herbert's life on Friday, October 27 from 4 to 7 pm at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 28 at 1pm at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 122 Bayard Road, Lothian, MD 20711. Interment will immediately follow the service at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Herbert’s memory to Southern High FFA Alumni, Margaret Chase, 2857 Davidsonville Rd., Davidsonville, MD 21035 or to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Please take a moment to leave a condolence for the family by visiting the Memories link on this page.