FRUITLAND -- Elmer Matthew "Buddy" Dashiell, 82, of Fruitland, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
Born in Salisbury, he was a son of the late Elmer W. and Carga Stanford Dashiell. His late wife, Agnes M. Dashiell, died in 1999.
He owned and operated the former Dashiell and Son Well Drilling of Fruitland for 30 years, and also owned and operated a grocery store, pool hall and barbershop.
He was a semi-pro baseball player with the former Philadelphia Athletics, a farm team of the L.A. Dodgers and the former Clippers baseball team of Fruitland. He was inducted in the Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame.
Interment will be in Mount Calvary UM Church Cemetery in Fruitland.