David James Smallwood
Mr. David James Smallwood, age 75, a longtime resident of Minquadale in New Castle, DE, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 9, 2010.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Smallwood was born in Wilmington on June 17, 1935, son of the late Edward Smallwood and Josephine Stella Barkus Smallwood. He was employed as a professional drywall hanger with Drywall Associates in Wilmington for over 20 years until his retirement. In his leisure hours, he greatly enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and going to the racetrack.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 26 years, Lorraine Sonchen Smallwood; 2 stepchildren; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Mary Marrero; brothers, Billy and Leon; and sister, Catherine Walker.
A funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Monday, September 13, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 1:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.
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