Passing of John Tillison Moreland, Jr.

- in Always Remembered

It is with deep sympathy that the Deale Volunteer Fire Department announces the death of John Tillison Moreland on November 14, 2023. He will be greatly missed and our continued thoughts and prayers go out to the Moreland family during this time.

John Tillison Moreland, Jr, 71, of Deale passed away November 14, 2023. He was born December 31, 1951 to Winifred (Childs) and John T Moreland, Sr. in Cheverly, MD. He graduated from Southern High School. In 1970 he married Gayle Phipps and they made their home in Deale. John worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator and retired from Anne Arundel County. He was a life member of the Deale Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the American Legion Post 226, Mayo, and Faith Assembly of God, Lothian. In his younger years he played softball for various south county teams and flag football for numerous teams. For many years John enjoyed portraying Santa Clause at various events around south county.
John is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gayle Phipps Moreland, his son John T. Moreland, III, wife Kay and their son John Michael of Annapolis; one sister Regina “Cookie” Moreland (Larry) of Lothian, and 3 brothers, Bobby Moreland (Sue) of Lothian, Steven Moreland (Leah) of Shady Side and Walter “Petie” Moreland of Annapolis, and special aunt, Mary Ann “Nip” Ellis of Annapolis. John was preceded in death by his parents.


Tuesday, November 21, 2023 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Rausch Funeral Home-Owings

8325 Mt. Harmony Lane
Owings, MD 20736


Wednesday, November 22, 2023 11:00 A.M.

Faith Assembly of God Church

250 W. Bay Front Road
Lothian, MD 20711


St. James’ Parish Cemetery

5757 Solomons Island Road
Lothian, MD 20711


Deale Volunteer Fire Department

P.O. Box 114
6007 Drum Point Road
Deale, MD 20751


Faith Assembly of God Church

250 W. Bay Front Road
Lothian, MD 20711

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