Dr. Stephen David Huckleberry
December 15, 1948 – August 21, 2016
Dr. Stephen David Huckleberry, age 67, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 21, 2016.
Born in Metropolis, IL on December 15, 1948, Dr. Huckleberry was a son of the late George L. and Phyllis Huckleberry. A proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a pharmacist with the VA. Medical Center in Elsmere, retiring after 35 years of dedicated service.
An avid Auburn football fan, he looked forward to cheering on the Tigers each season. Dr. Huckleberry enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, and listening to music. Dr. Huckleberry loved buying and selling antiques at local auctions with his family. Above all else, Dr. Huckleberry was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather who was happiest in the company of his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; children, George Dow of Ft. Myers, FL, Sarah Beth of Newark and Margaret Ann and her husband, Robert of Newark; sister, Barbara of Metropolis, IL; brother, Ronald and his wife, Rhonda of Metropolis, IL; niece, Jennifer; and grandson, Stephen Robert.
A memorial service will be held at 5:30 PM on Monday, August 29, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, 292 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Interment will be held privately in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dr. Huckleberry’s memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, c/o the Dinanga Scholarship Fund, at the address listed above.