Potomac Heights VFD announces passing, funeral arrangements of Life Member Charles Wills

By: David M. Higgins II

The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. regrets to announce the passing of Active Life Member Charles “Mike” Wills. Mike passed away this morning unexpectedly at his home. Mike joined our station on February 14th, 1980 at the age of 15. Including this year, Mike has had 39 years of active service.

During his 39 years of service, Mike also served with the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department and the Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department. Mike was also the current Director of Fire and Emergency Services at Maryland International Raceway where he has been employed for the past 29 years. Once the family has finalized his arrangements, they will be released through us.

The family and our members are grateful for your support during this difficult time.

William Smith, Public Information Officer for the Charles County Volunteers posted this on the site concerning viewing and funeral arrangements:

Viewing
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
1400-1600 and 1800-2000
Firemen’s Prayers at 1900

Funeral
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
1000 Service

Interment to follow at Nanjemoy Baptist Church
3030 Baptist Church Road
Nanjemoy, Maryland 20662

Repast
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640

Apparatus
Any department that is available to provide apparatus for the procession, please contact Assistant Fire Chief Matthew Rogers (240) 216-7108

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