Richard Hall "Dicky" Chaney Sr., 57, who had been president and board chairman of Chaney Enterprises since 1962, died of cancer July 22 at his home in Lothian.
The Chaney Enterprises group of companies includes Annapolis Concrete and Annapolis Sand & Gravel, which provide road construction materials. Mr. Chaney also had been involved in real estate development, farming, the raising of race horses, NASCAR businesses and a propane gas company.
Mr. Chaney was born in North Carolina and raised in Lothian. He was a 1960 graduate of Southern Senior High School.
He founded the American Cancer Society Bull Roast, a Waldorf fund-raising event for the organization, and had opened his retreat in the Deep Creek area of Anne Arundel County to children. He also sponsored other charities for children.
Mr. Chaney was a member of the Southern Maryland Society and the Old South Country Club. He was a life member of Waldorf Elks Lodge No. 2421. His hobbies included hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Margaret Chaney, two daughters, Donna Chaney Bunn and Rebekah Grace Chaney, and his mother, Grace Chaney Fuss, all of Lothian; three brothers, Eugene Chaney of Carson City, Nev., and William Franklin Chaney and Francis Hall Chaney, both of Lothian; and five grandchildren.