Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Milsteads in:
 • Mount Olivet Cemetery
 • Frederick
 • Frederick County
 • Maryland
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Emmett D Milstead
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 23, 1897
Death: Feb. 15, 1995

From the Capital Gazette

Emmett Milstead Sr.
Emmett Dent Milstead Sr., 97, a resident of Annapolis since 1987 and formerly of Silver Spring, died of congestive heart failure yesterday at Meridian Nursing Center Spa Creek.
Born in Hoadley, Va., Mr. Milstead retired in 1989 after working 79 years in the printing business in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
He started in Manassas, Va., with the Journal newspaper and then went to the Mount Vernon Printing Shop in Washington. In the 1930s he opened his own company, Colonial Printing Shop, and remained in business there until 1989.
During World War II, under heavy security, he printed the security passes to certify visual attendance at atomic bomb testing. He also printed war bonds. He was a member of a printers' union.
Mr. Milstead was a past master and life member of the Benjamin B. French Masonic Lodge No. 15 and a past worthy patron and life member of Eastgate Chapter 21 of the Order of the Eastern Star, both in Washington.
He also was a life member of the Almas Shrine Temple and the Scottish Rite Temple, also in Washington.
His interests included traveling.
Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Elsie Lillian Springer Milstead; one daughter, Marianne M. Clark of Annapolis; eight grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. He was the father of the late Emmett D. Milstead Jr.
Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements are by Hardesty Funeral Home.

Submitted by: S Hemingway (#46900131) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Area FF
 
Created by: Kim K
Record added: Jul 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28540067
Emmett D Milstead
Added by: Kim K
 
Emmett D Milstead
Cemetery Photo
Added by: The Guardian (inactive)
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Happy Birthday to my great-grandfather.
- Honor WWII
 Added: Dec. 23, 2010

- Diana
 Added: Jun. 15, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service