Mark Christopher Molter, 50, of Westminster, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side. With determination and bravery Mark fought cancer for 5 years. Born on January 28, 1970 in Washington D.C., he was the son of Norma Byers Molter of Bowie. He is survived by his loving wife Wendy Rickert Molter and their two sons, Jack Christopher and Luke Christopher Molter.
Mark graduated in 1988 from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt Maryland. It was there that he met his future wife, Wendy. Mark went on to study Law Enforcement at Prince Georges Community College and continued to advance in the field. Mark served the NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center for 17 years as a NASA Federal Law Enforcement officer, supervisor, and trainer. Mark served for 4 years on the Washington Navy Yard as a security supervisor. Mark received a Letter of Commendation from the commander of the Military Sealift Command for his service, professional ability, personal initiative, and total dedication to duty, upholding the highest traditions of the United States Navel Service. Until March of this year Mark worked as a Security Supervisor for Walden Security at the Social Security Administration, Woodlawn. Mark had been an active member of the Pleasant Valley Fire Company. He enjoyed serving his community. Mark was a longtime member of Mayberry Archers and Dug Hill Rod and Gun Club. Mark was also a coach and instructor for youth members of the Carroll County 4-H Hot Shots. He took pride in teaching youth firearm safety and shooting skills. As a rifle coach Mark enjoyed taking teams to the Maryland State Rifle competition. Through the years Mark took many teams to the Maryland Youth Hunter Education Challenge and in 2016 was awarded the Hap Baker Memorial Award for Outstanding Coach of the Year. Mark also spent several summers working with youth in the Carroll County Shooting Sports Education Camps. “Mr. Mark” will be missed by many.
Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.
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