In Memory

Wayne Harold Beitzel

Wayne H. Beitzel



Wayne H. Beitzel, known as "Pop" to his grandchildren died suddenly at the Washington Hospital Center on July 2, 2015. Wayne was a 35 year resident of Shady Side, MD and previously of Edgewater, MD. He graduated from Annapolis Senior High School in 1965. His career started with NASA in Greenbelt MD and then progressed to the US Senate where he was the supervisor of the Senate mainframe computer systems. Wayne loved hunting, Golfing, collecting Civil War memorabilia and Civil War re-enactments. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, in Shady Side. Surviving are his beloved wife Sheryl Beitzel who he married in 1980, his children, Stephen Beitzel of Edgewater, MD and Kelli Renee Beitzel of Shady Side, MD, his grandchildren Kaydence and Kyra, sisters, Debbie Maxon of Mt. Morris, PA and Shirley Baldwin of Kissimmee, FL and many nieces and nephews.