George M. Baynard
August 2, 1943 – June 16, 2016
George M. Baynard, age 72, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
Born in Sudlersville, MD on August 2, 1943, George was a son of the late George Baynard and Georgia (Marvel) Starkey. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. George made his career as a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring after over 40 years of dedicated employment at the Quigley Boulevard branch.
He enjoyed reading, walking, gardening and attending classic car shows in his leisure time. Above all else, George was happiest in the company of his beloved family and faithful canine companion, Spike.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Rose Ann (Sewitsky) Baynard; children, Cynthia Thompsen of Austin, TX, G. Michael Baynard (Jacqueline) of Austin, TX, Susan Baynard-Wierzbicki (Stashul) of Wilmington, DE and William Baynard (Lisa) of Wilmington, DE; sister, Marianne Murch (Joe) of Wilmington, DE; granddaughters, Emily Ann Baynard and Emily Virginia Baynard; and extended family.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday morning, June 22, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.