Kenneth Aylesworth, 69, delivery driver, singer

April 19, 2004

Kenneth W. Aylesworth, a courier and barbershop quartet member, died of heart disease April 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Woodmoor resident was 69.

Born in Syracuse, N.Y., where he attended school, he moved to Baltimore County in 1963 after serving in the Navy as a cook.

He had been a Mobil Oil Co. truck driver, a food brokerage salesman and plant manager for Luzianne Coffee Co. in East Baltimore. He also sold cars at A.D. Anderson in Charles Village and Galaxy Pontiac Buick in Columbia. For the past several years, he was a driver for Rapid Response Delivery in Baltimore.

Mr. Aylesworth enjoyed singing and belonged to the Patapsco Valley Chorus and the B&O Chorus many years ago. He sang in a barbershop quartet known as the Great Pumpkins.

Services were held Saturday.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, the former Mary Cain, a retired secretary and receptionist; a son, Michael Aylesworth of Baltimore; two daughters, Jeanne Wilson of Columbia and Sharon Washko of Havre de Grace; a brother, Jerome Aylesworth of Oneida, N.Y.; two sisters, Pat Dacey of Camillus, N.Y., and Sandra Burgett of Radison, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

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