Mr. Olin L. Molesworth was a lifelong resident of Damascus. He graduated from Damascus High School in 1939, and received his formal training as a funeral director from the Warner E. Pumphrey Funeral Home, Silver Spring. He purchased this establishment in 1948 from the Beall Family. Sadly, Mr. Molesworth passed away on December 4th, 2008 but his legacy lives on in Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home which is owned and operated by Robert L. Williams. In 2008, Mr. Molesworth received The Governor's Citation for serving to the Damascus Community for more than 60 years.
Mr. Robert L. Williams
Owner & President, Licensed Director/Embalmer
Mr. Robert L. Williams grew up in Cedar Grove, south of Damascus, and graduated Damascus High School in 1965. He attended and graduated Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1968, and was licensed in April 1969. He joined his cousin Mr. Molesworth in 1968, and is presently the owner, operator of the Molesworth – Williams Funeral Home. He is a member of the National Funeral Director’s Association, Maryland State Funeral Director’s Association. To this day he continues to be committed to the families he serves and the community. He continues to carry on the Molesworth legacy set forth over 60 years ago. He is the founding member of The Damascus Heritage Society and is a member of the Damascus Lions Club. He has attended St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Damascus for many years. In December of 2013 Mr. Williams received the Governor's Citation for outstanding service to the community. On December 11, 2013 Mr. Williams received an award from Senator Barbara Mikulski for 45 years of excellent service and the staff of Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home received an outstanding dedication and service award for 65 years of service.
Mr. Rick Kendall
Rick grew up in Arbutus, Maryland and graduated Southern High School in 1972. He attended The University of Maryland School of Law while working for the Baltimore County Court System. He served in Law Enforcement for more than 17 years. In 1982 he returned to school were he received a degree in Business, and HR management. He joined Molesworth Funeral Home in March of 2005 and is very committed to his job and the families we serve. He has been an asset to the funeral home from day one. He has lived in the Damascus community for over 30 years and is a member of the Damascus Lions Club and many other organizations throughout Maryland. He will be the first to tell you he will never retire and plans to go into politics.
Molesworth-Williams P.A. is proud to have the following supporting members as part of our staff.
Supporting Staff Members Bob Gartner : Joined our staff in 2013 Donnie Nolan Jr. : Joined our staff in 2013 Kenneth Rhodes: Joined our staff in 2015 Sherman Sewell: Joined our staff in 2017 Billy Calloway: Joined our staff in 2017 Heather Hoff: Joined our staff in 2017