Past Chief John "JB" Kline Jr. Passes Away
By Vice President Mike Russ
August 2, 2019

We are sad to announce the passing of Past Chief and Life Member, John "JB" Kline Jr., on Tuesday, July 30th. JB was an Air Force veteran, serving 4 years in the 1960s. He was then a career firefighter for the Bethesda Fire Department up until his retirement in 1988. He started JB Kline Landscaping in 1972, his business continues today right here in Laytonsville. JB joined the Laytonsville District V.F.D. as a volunteer in December of 1982, eventually becoming a line officer, duty officer and then Chief of Laytonsville in the 1990s. JB has always been well known in the community and will be greatly missed. Thank you for all your years of service to others Chief.

Viewing: Wednesday, August 7th, 4pm-7pm
Roy W. Barber Funeral Home @ 21525 Laytonsville Road

Funeral: Thursday, August 8th, 10am
St. Paul Methodist @ 21720 Laytonsville Road