Harry R. Fluharty, Jr. (Buddy) of Lusby, MD, formerly of Denton, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the UofM Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. He was 81 years old.
Born at home in Denton on February 24, 1938, Mr. Fluharty was the son of the late Harry Rufus Fluharty, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Sharp Fluharty. He was a 1959 graduate of the Caroline High School in Denton.
Mr. Fluharty was a carpenter and had worked for multiple construction companies. The last one was with the State of MD Department of General Services in Annapolis from which he retired after almost 25 years. He loved woodworking, horseshoes, bowling, fishing, sharks tooth hunting, and was a big fan of NASCAR and Jimmie Johnson. Mr. Fluharty is survived by his wife, Laura Virginia Fluharty (Ginny) of Lusby; two daughters: Donna L. House (Jim) of St. Leonard, MD and Mary Kay Hubbard (Chuck) of Bloomington, Ill.; three sisters: Nancy Willis of Denton, Betty Tarbutton of Dover, DE, and Peggy Kautz of Carlisle, PA; his three grandchildren whom he adored: Erin Lyn Beyer (Christopher), Brandon James House, and Zachary Frederick Hubbard; and his two great grandchildren whom he also adored: Kayla Lynn Beyer and Andrew John Beyer. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Franklin “Sonny” Fluharty and also an infant sister.
Funeral services will be 1:30 PM on Saturday, May 4th, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 South Second Street in Denton where friends may call from 12 until 1:30 before the service. The interment will be in the Denton Cemetery. In addition, there will be an informal gathering for Buddy's family and friends from 3 PM until 5 PM on Sunday, May 5th, at the No Thyme To Cook in Solomons, MD.
If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests sending them to the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, PO Box 189, Solomons, MD 20688 or to the American Heart Association by going to donatenow.heart.org. To offer online condolences and tributes, please visit moorefuneralhomepa.com.
Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department
PO Box 189, Solomons MD 20688
American Heart Association
donatenow.heart.org, Baltimore MD 21629