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Dr. Stephen David Huckleberry  

Dr. Stephen David Huckleberry
“Huck”

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.

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  1. Carol Succarotte Daniels, August 26, 2016

    To Janet and family, I want to extend my sincerest sympathies over the loss of Dr. Huckleberry. I worked with him at the VA Hospital for years. I left the VA to pursue my career in real estate but remember him very well. My husband and I also lived in 4 Seasons (our home backed to your circle) so we were neighbors as well. It is a difficult time I know and my thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you all.

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  2. David Godfrey, August 26, 2016

    I was very sorry to hear about Steve. Always treated me with respect, and I enjoyed being around him when he came in to visit the family. To Jan and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the peace and rest you need at this moment. If I can ever do anything for any of the family, please let me know. God Bless you all. David Godfrey & Family

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  3. A.Holland, August 26, 2016

    My heartfelt condolences to the family in the loss of your dear loved one. May the sharing of fond memories with caring ones and the words at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 provide you with peace and comfort.

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  4. Dottie Evans Frament, August 27, 2016

    Jan, Dow, Sara, Maggie, and the extended Huckleberry & Evans families: We extend our heartfelt condolences to you on the passing of your beloved Huck. May the abundant Love and abiding Presence of God surround you and give your strength to carry you through these tender times.
    We regret that we are not able to be at the memorial service and have given a contribution in Huck’s memory to the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, c/o the Dinanga Scholarship Fund.
    With love from the family of Mot and Rosy Evans:
    John and Lodema Evans,
    Barbara Evans,
    Pat and Mary Evans,
    Dottie K & Paul Frament,
    Tom and Marie Evans,
    and Rosy and Rob Fox.

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