William Louis Engle, “Wil”, age 39, died Thursday, April 2 as a result of a motorcycle accident.
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of E. Ronald Engle and his step-mother Mina Lorraine Engle, and his mother, Anita Verna Ross of Longboat Key, Fla. Also surviving is a brother, Matthew Allen Engle, and his wife, Kathy Bozman Engle, of Ocean City, and two step-brothers, Timothy James and Dominic Michael Markiewicz. He was adored uncle to Caroline, Sarah, and Gracie, their “human jungle gym.”
Wil was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, class of 1989. He was a United States Navy Veteran of 16 years and was the owner of Veteran’s Graphics. He was a member of the Synepuxent American Legion Post # 166 and the American Legion Riders, Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, and Assateague Mobile Sports Fisherman’s Association.
A celebration of his life was held Tuesday at the American Legion Hall on 24th and Philadelphia Avenue in Ocean City.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to the Legion Riders: C/o Sinepuxtant American Legion Post # 166, 24th St. & Philadelphia Ave. Ocean City, MD 21842. Arrangements are being handled by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.