Ned Trader, 71, of Cambridge, Maryland, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2021 at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD.
He was born in Cambridge on December 7,1949 to Lula Allen and Ned Seay and was affectionately called Trader or Mugs.
Trader graduated from Mace’s Lane High School in the Class of 1968. While at Mace’s Lane he ran track and was co-captain of the football team. After graduation, Trader began working for Acme Markets Cannery in Hurlock, MD. Later, he owned his own business called T and T Trucking. During this time, in the spirit of giving back to the community, Trader sponsored a Mace’s Lane Middle School summer basketball team.
Trader loved spending time with his family. If there was a family event, you could count on his support and presence. He loved dining out and never met a restaurant he did not like!! He enjoyed playing chess and watching his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys. You could call him if you wanted to during a Cowboys game, but you would not get an answer!
Trader is survived by his sisters Denise and Debbie Fletcher and a brother Freddie Allen; his fiancée, Judith Blake and Robbin Lake (Dontaye) who were like a daughter and son.
He also leaves to mourn a favorite niece Tanya Simpson (Gregory), who he helped raise, as well as other nieces Wanda, Shelly, Emily and Nicole Trader, Kisha Fletcher, GeMera Brown, Sheena Edmonds (LaVonte); nephews: Lamont Allen, James King, Dontre King (Arlesha); a special cousin, Joseph Saunders; God-Daughter Kia Elliott; best friends: James Keene, Colvin Camper, James Wilson, Yvon Wilson, Harvey Elliott, Zakee Camper, Lannie Seymore and a host of other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents Lula Allen and Ned Seay; brother, Maceo Trader, two sisters: Sharon Seay and Darlene Allen; four aunts and a niece.
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