James Richard “Jimmy” Unger, 66, of Monrovia, died Sunday, May 30, 2021, at his residence. Born January 25, 1955 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Charles M. Unger and his wife Addie Mae and Beatrice Blizzard. He is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Robin Unger.
He retired after working 20 years as a Fire Fighter and Paramedic in Fairfax, VA. After retiring he owned and operated his own business C.T. I. Underground. He was a volunteer fireman for Mt. Airy and Pleasant Valley Fire Companies.
Jimmy was a 1974 graduate of Westminster High School and enjoyed coaching baseball and playing in the 40 and over Baltimore Senior League. He was an animal lover, enjoyed fishing and cherished time with his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he is survived by sons James Richard “Jamie” Unger and wife Amy, Adam Tankersley and wife Jemelle, and Kyle Tankersley and wife Ashley, grandchildren Grace, Jacoby, Chase, Logan, Lily and Lincoln. Also survived by numerous brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Funeral services will begin at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Cline officiating.
Interment will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 4111 Pennsylvania Ave., Suitland, MD 20746.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Cal Ripken Senior Foundation at RipkenFoundation.org. “A foundation that transforms communities and changes kids lives”
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