Daniel Lance Greenplate, Sr.
September 26, 1960 – August 7, 2018
Daniel Lance Greenplate, Sr., age 57, of Ashland, PA, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Born on September 26, 1960 in Wilmington, DE, he was a son of Fay (Scott) Greenplate and the late James T. Greenplate. Sr. After graduating from Newark High School, Dan went on to proudly serve his country as a member of the National Guard for 8 years. He made his career as a truck driver in which he was most recently employed by West Side Transport. Dan enjoyed his work and took immense pride in his career. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his ability to make others laugh.
In addition to his father, Dan was preceded in death by his brother, Mark S. Greenplate. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Deborah (Pearson) Greenplate; mother, Fay Greenplate; children, Daniel Greenplate, Jr. and Stephanie Greer; brother, James T. Greenplate, Jr.; sisters, Rosemarie Helen Simmons and Mary Theresa Greenplate; and grandchildren, Nathanyel and Alexis Greer-Eshelman.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in the chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, followed by a service at 11 am. Interment will be held in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to honor Dan’s brother, Mark, to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 W. 10th Street, Ste. 209, Wilmington, DE 19801.