Thomas E. Kessler, age 85, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on May 18, 2023 at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he grew up in Dundalk, MD and was the son of Adam and Mary Kessler. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW in Bethany, Delaware and the American Legion Post in Bel Air. He was a machine operator in steel manufacturing. An avid fisherman, he went on many traveling fishing trips to Florida and Alaska. Thomas was a very loving person, the kids all called him "Uncle Tom" and he would always play, swim and go boating with them.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Billye Kessler; son, Thomas Adam Kessler and his wife, Jacqueline; and grandson, Zachary Thomas Kessler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Lou Kessler Cooke.