James Carroll Kerns “Rocket”

January 23, 1956 - March 26, 2014
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James Carroll Kerns (Rocket), 58, of Conowingo, MD, passed away March 26, 2014 at University of Maryland Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born in Pimlico, MD on January 23, 1956, Jim was the son of Dorman Carroll Kerns and the late Ida Marie Shaffer Kerns. He was a professional firefighter, retiring from Aberdeen ProvingContinue Reading

Marie Siypolt left a message on April 1, 2014:
Dear Gail and family, As Jim served you and others as a firefighter, husband and father,may you and your family by blessed by his kind and gentle giving. Your memories will keep you going and God will guide you through your sorrowful time. Sorry, I missed the visitation. But know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Marie
Bertie Combs left a message on April 1, 2014:
I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I can remember coming to Nancy's party at your beautiful home and how proud you both were! When Anne Tolbert called me to let me know of Jim's passing. Gail, I am so sad and wish there was something I could say to make your pain go way.....I will not be able to attend Jim's service to give you a BIG HUG, as I am on route to come to Maryland from Florida. Please know how much I care and how much you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of each other. God Bless! Love Bertie
Mike Stanford left a message on March 31, 2014:
Jim worked with my brother at APG Fire Department, I remember him from when I went out on Post to see Bubba (Tom Stanford) and also on calls that APG responded on off post, I rode with Abingdon Fire Company. He always had a smile and like to joke around with us, I'm sorry for your lost. I know what it's like to lose a loved one. Bubba pasted away in October, he talked good about Jim and all the other Brother Fire Fighters he worked with. My thoughts and prayers are with you, he won't be forgotten. Sincerely Mike Stanford
Ashley N. Brooks left a message on March 31, 2014:
"God Grant Me The Serenity To Accept The Things I Cannot Change..." This is a difficult time for all of you, I know only too well ! Though I can't take away your sorrow, I hope you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. It gets a little easier as time goes by, Just keep remembering all the memories you shared and he will live forever in your hearts.... With Thoughts Of Deepest Sympathy Love Ashley
J.K. & Tina Williams left a message on March 31, 2014:
We are so sorry for the loss of this wonderful,kind,and caring man that JK and I came to know! You have certainly taken a piece of us with you, and we will will always be grateful for the memories that were shared at APGFD all those years, JK really looked up to him, and was such a wonderful person. Forever in our hearts! Keep looking down on all of us, and keep us all in check! With love, Jk, Tina, Aidan & Peyton Williams
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Lorraine (Kerns) Narango left a message on March 30, 2014:
Uncle Dorman I am so sorry to hear about the death of your son. As you know years ago I lost my son Danny, from an overdose. I just can't express how devastating it was to lose him, so I know how you feel. Also I know it doesn't diminish the sadness the rest of the family must feel. In time it does get better, but we never get use to the hole in our heart. My prayers are with you all. Don't forget our God is good all the time! Much love to all!
Louise Mabe left a message on March 30, 2014:
Sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you all in our prayers and thoughts. Lou & Larry Mabe
Debbie Nesbitt Willen left a message on March 28, 2014:
Jim was a neighbor that I grew up beside. He was such a nice guy, always smiling. Such a shame. Gail, remember the good times. He will stay I your heart forever, and will live on thru your family. May God watch over you all.
Troy Deavers left a message on March 28, 2014:
Joey and family, Joey I know this must be hard on you. Keep your head up buddy.I didn't no your father but you would call him from job sites to ask questions or get advice. I know you were close to him. Condolences to you and your family. Sincerely, Troy Deavers
Mike Flohr left a message on March 28, 2014:
Condolences to Joey and his family, sorry for your loss
Harlan and Brenda Miller left a message on March 27, 2014:
My Prayers are with you and your family. May God heal you and help you to remember all the Love and Good Times you have had together.
William J. Scott left a message on March 27, 2014:
Jimmy's demeanor at work was great very easy going and willing to go the extra mile if needed. I glad I had the pleasure of working with Jimmy.
Brenda Seekford left a message on March 27, 2014:
Gail, Joey, Jamie and Timmy and family, Please accept our sincere sympathy on the death of your loving husband and father. We have all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Treasure your precious memories as they will sustain you in your difficult times. All our love, Norman & Brenda Seekford
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