Kessler, Stephen Leonard
Birth: Tuesday, October 26, 1965
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Monday, September 26, 2016 at the age of 50
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Stephen Leonard Kessler, 50, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on September 26, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 26, 1965 in Darby, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Florence Margaret and Leonard Elwood Kessler of Lexington Park, MD. Stephen was the loving husband of Renee Lynn Kessler, whom he married in Dayton, Ohio.
He is survived by his children: Kyle Stephen Kessler of Columbus, MS, Nicole Marie Kessler, of Lexington Park, MD. Siblings: Susan Kessler-Fleury of Lexington Park, MD, Barbara J. Smith of Lexington Park, MD, Dianna L. Nueslein of Hollywood, MD, Michael Kessler of Lexington Park, MD, Joyce M. Kessler-Nueslein of Lexington Park, MD, Annette C. Wimmer of Springfield, VA, Karen M. Stanley of Lexington Park, MD and Jay W. Kessler of Lexington Park, MD.
Stephen was a lifelong residence of St. Mary's County, MD. He graduated from Great Mills High School in 1983 and attended Mt. Vernon Nazarene College. Stephen was the owner of Kessler Body & Equipment and School Bus Contractor. He was a member of the KCA School Board, Board Member/Trustee Hollywood Church of Nazarene, and Heart for Service in Jesus Name. He was a Redskin fan and Harley-Davidson Enthusiast.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM in Hollywood Church of the Nazarene, Hollywood, MD followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM with Pastor Paul McPherson Officiating and Pastor Vern Haskell Co-Officiating. Interment is Private. Pallbearers will be: Michael E. Kessler, Jay W. Kessler, Michael Bailey, Brad Salamone, Tom Kelly and Melvin Routt. Contributions may be made to Hollywood Church of the Nazarene Safe Stop Community Outreach, 24710 Sotterley Rd, Hollywood, MD 20636. Arrangements by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.