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Passing of Life Member Adolphus "Bud" Hooper

Adolphus A. “Bud” Hooper, 85, of Mardela Springs, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Wicomico Nursing Home in Salisbury. He was born December 24, 1934 in Claymont, Delaware, a son of the late William Allen Hooper and Ruby Edna Truitt Hooper. At a very young age Bud’s family moved to Mardela Springs where he grew up, attended Mardela Springs schools and spent most of his life. After school he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a life member of the Mardela Springs Volunteer Fire Company where he served many years as President, Secretary and various other positions. He was also an active member of the Wicomico County Fire Police Association. Bud worked for Chris-Craft, J.I. Wells, Koppers Saw Mill and retired from the William B. Tilghman Co., which later became the Lebanon Co. and finally Royster Clark. He was very active in the Mardela Springs community and the surrounding communities. Bud was a long time member of the Sharptown Lions Club, the Ruritan Club, Adkins Historical Society, and Snethen United Methodist Church. He also loved working the Sharptown Fireman's carnival selling peanuts which gave him an opportunity to talk to people. He enjoyed working outdoors tending to his strawberries, bluegrass music and traveling with his late wife, Becky, especially to Lancaster. He was a car and tractor enthusiast and will be remembered as always having a smile and a kind word to say. He is survived by 3 sons, Bryan Hooper (Marianne), Jonnie Hooper (Donna) and Aaron J. Hooper (Karen); 11 grandchildren, Mindy, Tiffany, Stacey, Brandon, Brittany, Bryan Jr., Nathan, Mackenzie, Justin, Victoria and Kirstin; 11 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of almost 52 years, Rebecca Lee “Becky” Hooper; 5 sisters; 4 brothers; and a daughter-in-law, Brenda Hooper. A fireman’s funeral service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Short Funeral Home in Delmar, where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service. Pastor Evan Clark will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow at Mardela Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Mardela Springs Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 299, Mardela Springs, MD 21837 or to Snethen United Methodist Church, c/o Jan Frey, 4203 Delmar Road, Delmar, DE 19940.Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.


Memorial Fund Raiser

Brick fundraising project to establish a Memorial to remembers those who have paved the way in the community.


2020 Sportsman Bash is fast approaching

Plans are underway for the 2020 Sportsman Bash. Mark your calendars March 21, 2020. Tickets will be available soon so check back frequently for updates.


Fire Prevention Week 2019

Approximately 450 students from Northwestern School took place in this all day event. Along with the Sharptown Fire Dept. we had a great day.


Equipment for Sale

We are currently selling two hydraulic tools and a portable pump. Asking $5000.00 or best offer. For details contact the station at 410-749-5997.

Latest News Stories

Single vehicle accident

Dec 14, 2019

Responded for a MVC reported with roll over. Upon arrival found single vehicle accident that had rolled a couple times after hitting a culvert. The occupant was uninjuried and with vehicle off the road scene was turned over to Police. Units returned to service within 20 minutes.

Alarm Stats

Fire Calls

Jan - 5 Jul - 0
Feb - 0 Aug - 0
Mar - 0 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 0
Jun - 0 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2020 - 5 2019 - 139
2018 - 131

EMS Calls

Jan - 6 Jul - 0
Feb - 0 Aug - 0
Mar - 0 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 0
Jun - 0 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2020 - 6 2019 - 256
2018 - 289

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  • Sat Jan, 18 2020 @ 22:56

    Nature: Stand By

    Address: 200 South Main St

    City: Hebron, MD 21830

  • Fri Jan, 17 2020 @ 10:02

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Mardela

  • Fri Jan, 17 2020 @ 09:29

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Mardela

  • Fri Jan, 17 2020 @ 08:00

    Nature: Automatic Alarm

    Address: 6154 Delmar RD

    City: Delmar, MD 21801

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