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Frank L. Williams

June 28, 1931 – July 26, 2017

Frank L. Williams, age 86, of Millsboro, DE, and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Born in Danville, VA on June 28, 1931, Frank was the son of the late William and Gladys Williams. He proudly served his country as a member of the 101st Airborne Division (“Screaming Eagles”) in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. In 1957, Frank married the love of his life, Margaret Marie Mead. He made his career as a line operator with General Motors, retiring after many years of dedicated employment and was a longtime member of UAW Local No 1183.

Frank will be remembered as a great friend who was always willing to lend a hand. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great grandfather and will be dearly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Marie Williams. Frank is survived by his daughter, Sandra Williams of Oak Orchard, DE; sister, Betty Morris of Strawburg, VA; granddaughters, Shanan Linton and Samantha Newman, both of Ellendale, DE and Amanda Flick of Suffolk, VA; and 8 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday evening, August 1, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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  1. Sandra Williams, July 30, 2017

    Thank you for teaching me to laugh, to enjoy life, to cherish friends and to be the person I am. You were my inspiration in life. I will miss so very much but I know you’re with mom and that brings me such joy. The two of you together again. The love of your life by your side for eternity. Love you so much Dad.

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  2. Natalie Patton, July 31, 2017

    I will always remember the kindness and generosity you showed me during a difficult time in my life. You and Mrs Williams were like family to me and I am forever grateful. You raised a wonderful daughter that I consider a sister. My heartfelt condolences go out to her and your family. Rest easy and enjoy eternity. With love, Natalie

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  3. Susan (Carroll)Boyce, July 31, 2017

    Sandy, My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. I loved your dad and your mom. They always accepted and welcomed us into your family like we were their own. I have so many fond memories of our teen years because of time spent with your dad and mom. Rest in peace Frank and enjoy your reunion. Love Sue

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  4. Florence Jenkins, August 1, 2017

    I will always remember Uncle Banky for his joy , happiness and positive energy. You could not help but laugh , giggle and smile around him. He knew how to enjoy life , he will be missed by me and my family

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  5. Dawn & Rex Stickley, August 1, 2017

    Sandy and family sorry for your great loss. He was a very special man who had a heart of gold, would do anything too help out a human being,and could make a room light up when he entered. He will be missed greatly. He was a big part in my families life as your mother was. We love and will miss them both.
    Dawn & Rex Stickley
    Casco , Me

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