John "JB" Boyd Kline, Jr.

April 28, 1944 ~ July 30, 2019 (age 75)

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On Tuesday July 30th, 2019 John Boyd Kline Jr. “JB” from New Market, MD passed away at Kline Hospice House in Mt. Airy MD, at the age of 75.

JB was born in Washington DC on April 28th, 1944 to John Boyd Kline Sr. and Katherine Virginia Kline.  JB graduated from Suitland High School class of 1962. After graduation JB entered the United States Air Force for 4 years and served overseas during his tenure.  After an honorable discharge from the Air Force, JB began and continued with an admirable career with Montgomery County Fire Rescue until 1988.  He continued to work with the business he started in 1972, JB Kline Landscaping, until 1998

JB moves on to rejoin his wife Deborah Susan Kline who passed on May 30th, 2014. He is survived by his children Kevin Kline, Brian Kline, Melissa Rogan, and Clifford John, and 11 grandchildren.

JB left a lasting impression on all he met.  He instilled countless values in his children, grandchildren, and friends and family, working selflessly throughout his life and career to provide and ultimately leaving the world and the people he touched with a loving and lasting impression.

Visitation will be held on August 7th, 2019 at Barber Funeral Home in Laytonsville, Maryland 4:00pm – 7:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held on August 8th, 2019 at St Paul’s United Methodist Church in Laytonsville, Maryland at 10:00am.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made via check or online to

D.C. Firefighters Burn Foundation

3002 12th St NE

Washington, DC 20017


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August 7, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Roy W. Barber Funeral Home
21525 Laytonsville Road
Laytonsville, Maryland 20882

Funeral Service
August 8, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul United Methodist
21720 Laytonsville Rd.
Laytonsville, Maryland 20882

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