Donald Kempson Pyle, 86, Fallston, Md., a member of Esdraelon Lodge #176 AF & AM, Cardiff, MD, peacefully passed away on January 25, 2023 at his home in Fallston. Born in Baltimore City to Kempson and Dorothy (Loving) Pyle, Donald was a graduate of Baltimore City College and The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Professionally, he taught math in the Baltimore City Public School System for over 40 years, where he is fondly remembered for his dedication to learning and to his students. Donald was also a recognized singer, who regularly performed at public functions, weddings and church services throughout the United States.

Donald is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Nancy (Lohr) Pyle; son, David K. Pyle; daughters, Gayle (Pyle) Whittington and Judith (Pyle) Smith; his son-in-law Jason Whittington; and grandchildren, Caitlin Smith, Delaney Whittington, Meredith Whittington and Emmerson Whittington.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Charles M. Pyle.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Citadel Foundation ( or the Brain Aneurysm Foundation (