David C. Murphy
November 8, 1964 – April 6, 2016
David C. Murphy, age 51, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
A lifelong Delawarean, David was born in Wilmington on November 8, 1964, and was the son of Andrew J. and Eleanor (Robb) Murphy. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware, receiving both his undergraduate and master’s degree with honors. David made his career as an accountant with NAPA Auto Parts where he was employed for a number of years.
An avid sports fan, David enjoyed cheering on the Philadelphia Phillies each season and was a UD Blue Hen’s season ticket holder. He was passionate exercise and fitness enthusiast and a gym devotee. Active in his community, David gave of his time by volunteering for the City of Newark. He adored spending time with his family and friends and will be missed by all who knew him.
David was preceded in death by his father, Andrew. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor; sisters, Jane E. Orescan (Jud) and Susan L. DelPercio (David); and nieces and nephews, Adam and Paige Orescan and Amy, Andrew and Sarah DelPercio.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday morning, April 13, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.