David Edward Clinesmith, Sr., age 74, passed away at Kline Hospice House in Mt. Airy, MD on July 27, 2022.
Born on August 24, 1947, in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Claude and Edith (Richards) Clinesmith. He lived in Frederick, MD in his later years but grew up in Kensington, MD area. He worked for the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC for 22+ years until retiring in 1992. After retiring, he worked for Ride-On-Bus, was a small business owner of a detail shop, a Realtor for Weichert Realty and sold cars for Maryland Motors and Tate in Frederick. He stayed very active in his retired years. He enjoyed buying and selling cars along with taking trips with his sons to car shows in Ocean City and PA. David also loved seeing and playing with his grandchildren. David was a very active member of the Frederick Christian Fellowship (FCF Church) in Frederick, MD.
David Clinesmith, Sr. is survived by his two sisters (Barbara and Claudine) and his four sons. David Clinesmith Jr. & partner Kelly Harmon, Brian Clinesmith & wife Jessica, Bradley Clinesmith, and Douglas Clinesmith. David has 8 grandchildren Kaitlin Clinesmith, Justin Clinesmith, Brennen Clinesmith, Hayleigh Clinesmith, Morgan and Peyton Clinesmith, Brooke Perry and Leighann Harmon. Along with 3 great grandchildren Aubree Gaumer, Mason Gaumer and Beau Perry. David was preceded in death by his wife Susan of 46 years and his parents Claude and Edith (Richards) Clinesmith.
Visitation will be open to friends and family at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5-8pm and Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 10-11am. A funeral service will begin on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of David Edward Clinesmith, Sr. to FCF Church located at 10142 Hansonville Rd., Frederick, MD 21702.