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David T. Hoy, Jr.  

David T. Hoy, Jr.

 July 31, 1956 – July 3, 2014

David T. Hoy, Jr., age 57, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Born in Pennsylvania on July 31, 1956, David was the son of David T. Hoy, Sr. and Edna I. Lafferty Hoy. A talented mechanic by trade, he owned and operated Hoy’s Penn Jersey for 30 years.

David was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loved riding and working on bikes of all kinds. In his leisure time, he enjoyed boating and fishing. David was happiest in the company of his beloved family, especially his grandsons, whom he adored.

He was preceded in death by his father, David, Sr. and his good friend, Ivor “Ricky” Cook. David is survived by his mother, Edna; daughters, Melissa Macolley (Bruce III) of Dover and Ashlee Shea (Joshua E.) of New Castle; aunt, Helene Hoy Wiley; cousin, Darlene Wiley; 3 grandchildren, Bruce D. Macolley IV, Joshua “Tyler” Shea and Jake Z. Macolley; and his faithful canine companion, Storm.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday morning, July 9, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10 am until 11:30 am. Entombment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

David’s fellow riders are encouraged to safely travel with the funeral procession on their motorcycles to his final resting place.

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  1. The Woodard Family, July 4, 2014

    We are so very sorry for your loss Melissa, Bruce , little Bruce and Jake. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Nick, Dawn, Nick Jr, Jonie and Duncan

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  2. Stella Baker, July 6, 2014

    To the family:

    May you all fine peace in the restful sleep where David is now. My prayers are for his soul now resting in peace with the Lord. Stella

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  3. Kraswewski, Wolfe, Stadter families, July 6, 2014

    Dear Ashlee and family,

    We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. With prayers that he will be lifted up and held in the palm of God’s hand. Our sincerest thoughts are with you and your family in the memory of your dad.

    In Sympathy,
    Love Your Family~
    Aunt Hettie, Uncle Hank
    Vicy, Bob, Robby
    Tracy, Bob, Malinda, Rob, Jack and Grace

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  4. Nancy Mitchell Walls, July 6, 2014

    We are so sorry to read about Dave’s passing. Prayers to all of you from the Mitchell family Dryden Rd Coventry (Kenny, Eddie and Nancy)

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  5. jerald heron, July 7, 2014

    so sorry aunt Edna for your loss, this is jerry your sisters son wish I could have known you and David much better after all we are family. Our prayers to the whole family. if you 0r tom would like to contact me at 302-275-4301 I would love to know my family! Rest in peace David.

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  6. Vicie Dougherty, July 8, 2014

    We are very sorry for loss of your dad. You all our in our thoughts and prayers!

    Love,
    Bill & Linda Buchanan
    Vicie, Jeff, Jt, and Kayle

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  7. MAXINE, July 9, 2014

    I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your dear loved one.. Please take comfort in what the Bible states at (Isaiah 26:19) Your dead will live. My corpses will rise up. Awake and shout joyfully, You residents in the dust! For your dew is as the dew of the morning, And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life, we can find comfort in that.

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