Ned Toms, Longtime Crisfield Seafood Employee, Dies at 90

Ned Toms, a longtime employee of Crisfield Seafood, died last week at the age of 90, the restaurant announced on its Facebook page.

The MoCo Show reports that Toms, a nearly 50-year employee of the restaurant, died last Wednesday at his home in Durham, N.C. According to his obituary, Toms was born in Point of Rocks, Maryland to the late Alvie Edward Toms and Mollie Leona Harne Toms. In addition to his parents, Toms was also predeceased by his siblings, Carroll Toms, Marjorie Louise Grams, Edith Constance Simmons, Charles Lindbergh Toms, Edward Toms, Oliver Gene Toms, Richard Lee Toms, Allan Harold Toms, Alvie Edward Toms Jr.

He worked for nearly 50 years at family-owned Crisfield’s Seafood. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Virginia Toms of 59 years; daughter, Mollie Catherine Rebecca Toms; sister, Evelyn Gwynn Toms; and grandchildren, Charles Garrett Abbott; Samantha Jane Buckley, and James Garrett Buckley. Many nieces and nephews also survive him.

A memorial service was held Sunday at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham.

Photo: Crisfield Seafood / Facebook

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