Death: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Frank Leroy Mangum, 64, of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away November 15, 2011
at his residence. Frank was born January 19, 1947 in Washington, D.C. to Lois Ruth
(Violett) and William Walter Mangum, Sr.
He was raised in Anacostia, S.E. Washington, D.C. and later moved with his family to
Marlow Heights, MD. He graduated from Crossland High School in 1965, and worked as
an electrician for several years. He began a career as a mailer and forklift operator with
the Washington Post newspaper, retiring in 2010. He was married to Patricia Mangum
and they lived in Shady Side, MD. After the death of his wife, Frank lived with his brother
Bill until moving to Chesapeake Beach in the early 1990’s. Frank was a fan of the
Washington Redskins and the Washington Nationals, was fond of raising tropical fish and
his dog Leroy, and had enjoyed bowling and playing American Legion softball in his youth.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife Pat, and is survived by siblings William W. “Bill”
Mangum and wife Karen of Shady Side, and sisters Susan J. Nebeker and her husband
Gary of Alexandria, VA, Evelyn McGuire of York, PA and Doris McArthur and husband
Duncan of Pensacola, FL. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial visitation will be held Friday November 18, 2011 fro 7-9 at Rausch Funeral
Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery in
Clinton, MD will be private.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.