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Lonesome Palm Hounds Dissolved

The Lonesome Palm Hounds (FL) has dissolved as of May 1, 2013. Established by the Kerry Kornacki Family in 1991, the hunt was Registered with the MFHA in 1994 and Recognized in 1996. The mixed pack of Crossbred, English, and Penn-Marydel hounds hunted red fox, gray fox, coyote, bobcat, and the drag in northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia.

Within the past seven years the family received two devastating blows—first the death of eldest son Brandon and just last September the passing of Dr. Kerry Kornacki.

In a FaceBook posting, the family said, “Foxhunting and restoring old cars was Kerry’s passion. To be in the woods and listen to his melodious horn blowing brought chills to everyone who had the pleasure and privilege to hear. He loved his hounds, and his hounds loved him and hunted just for him. That bond can not be replicated nor should we even attempt to try.”

As mother Deb and children Jenn and Travis (who served as Joint-MFH to his father) begin yet another healing process, they hope to find themselves welcome as visitors to other hunts in seasons to come.

Posted April 30, 2013