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John Husband
Service: September 16, 2017 (Saturday) at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Church of Rockville

On the morning of Sunday, September 10, 2017, 

John Drew Husband 

passed away peacefully of natural causes. 

He is survived by his loving children, Margaret Cox, John Husband Jr., Susan M. Lucas, and Jim Husband, his partner in life and former spouse Martie Weatherly, ten grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Phil Husband of Orange CT and Bert Husband of Rochester NY as well as a large extended family in PA and throughout the US.


Born in Kingston PA, John attended Syracuse University on a full track scholarship, served in the Army, then worked as a news reporter and PR consultant. Residing in the D.C. area since 1971, he became a small business entrepreneur, professional portrait artist, published author and member of the National Press Club. He was a member of the Unitarian Church and a beloved member of New Beginnings.


John was funny, kind and generous. He loved to dance, entertain, play the banjo and whistle songs from his childhood. Some of his portraits hang in various government buildings including the Treasury Department. He considered his greatest accomplishment to be his family. John will be greatly missed by all. 

A memorial service will be held at Unitarian Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 on Saturday, Sept 16, 2017 at 1 pm. 

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