Hunter Kesmodel, 77, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his home in Rehoboth Beach, DE after a long battle with advanced Parkinson’s and its resulting consequences.
Hunter was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 7, 1940. He spent his formative years growing-up in Severna Park, Maryland where he attended Severn School where his father had taught, coached, and served as headmaster. In his youth in the summer he regularly competed in Severn River swim meets and when older managed the Severn Swim Club.
He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a BA in 1968. He then went on to teach social studies in the Anne Arundel County School System in Maryland until his retirement in 2001.
Hunter was a very creative individual with a knack for rehabbing older residences and fashioning them into show places. He did this in Ellicott City, Maryland, also in Otterbein in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, as well as in Bolton Hill in central Baltimore. He also rehabbed his house in Lewes and was selected for their annual House tour, and finally in Rehoboth Beach.
Hunter is preceded in death by both his parents, Paul and Katherine Kesmodel of Severna Park, Maryland as well as his longtime partner James Graves. He leaves behind five siblings: PJ Kesmodel of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Robert Kesmodel of Miami Beach, FL, Ned Kesmodel of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Kate Ellsworth of Duluth, GA, and Molly Kesmodel of Alpharetta, GA.
Services were private.
Donations in Hunter’s name may be made to the Rehoboth Art League, 12 Dodd’s Lane, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 or CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
David Bloodsworth, Jr.
David Martin Bloodsworth Jr. age 49, of Lewes, DE passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Delaware Hospice Center, in Milford, DE. He was born September 6, 1967 in Salisbury, MD, son of the late David M. Bloodsworth, Sr. and Mary Louise Bloodsworth Scott of Lewes.
Mr. Bloodsworth graduated from Sussex Central High School, Class of 1985 and went on to attend Washington Lee University, School of Commerce where he graduated in 1989. He later received his MBA at Kellogg Graduate School of North Western University. Mr. Bloodsworth made his career as a consultant for various fortune 500 companies throughout the United States.
In his spare time, Mr. Bloodsworth enjoyed traveling worldwide. He was a loving partner, son, brother, uncle, nephew, and friend who will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Bloodsworth is survived by his his life partner, Louis Joseph Raymo IV of Lewes, DE; his stepfather, Ralph L. Scott, Jr; his stepbrothers, Ralph Scott (Ida) of Seaford, DE and Jeff Scott (Jeanine) of Bridgeville, DE; his uncle Dr. John A Drews of Newport Beach, CA; several nieces and nephews; and his loving and loyal dog, Monty.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th Street, Lewes, DE, where friends may visit beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Bloodsworth’s name to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or to the Delaware Technical Community College, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown, DE 19947, Attn: The David M. Bloodsworth, Sr. Teacher’s Scholarship Fund.
Please visit Mr. Bloodsworth’s Life Memorial webpage and sign his online guest book at parsellfuneralhomes.com.