Arthur F. Lakin Jr., 77

Arthur F. Lakin Jr., 77, of Selbyville, formerly of College Park, MD, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Berlin, MD.

He spent his childhood years working on a farm and hunting the mountains of Western Maryland. he graduated from Fort Hill High School and Frostburg Teachers College. There he met and married Carlyn Ringler, who died May 1, 2001. Arthur worked and retired from the Prince Georges County School system, where he was an administrator. In November 2003, Arthur married Virginia Smith in Las Vegas, NV. He and Ginny enjoyed traveling, the beach, friends, and family.

He is survived by his wife Virginia; daughter, Cynthia and her children, Kenneth, Courtney and Mathew; son, Craig and his wife Karin and their children, Ashley and Christina; stepchildren, Leslie Glennon, Rick Smith, Bonnie Bloomer and Randy Smith.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006 at St. Matthews by the Sea United Methodist Church, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE.