James R. Webster
February 13, 1944 – July 21, 2016
James R. Webster, fondly known as “Peany,” age 72, of Newark, DE, joined the Lord on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Born in Elkton, Maryland on February 13, 1944, James was a son of the late James R. and Emma L. (Webster) Chandler.
James worked as a furniture mover for many different companies throughout his career. He was a former member of the St. Daniels Community Church in Newark and also attended the Newark United Methodist Church. James was an avid Dallas Cowboys and basketball fan. He looked forward to cheering on his favorite teams each season. James was a humble and compassionate man, always giving back to the homeless community. Above all else, he loved his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his sister, Elsie Bullock; and brother, Francis Webster. He is survived by his beloved companion, Lynn Moorefield and family; children, James K. Earl (Siggi), James M. Webster (Gale), Jerome A. Webster, June M. Webster, and Justina M. Webster; brothers, Charles A. Webster, Edward A. Chandler (Vida), Milton E. Chandler (Bettyann), and John L. Chandler; sisters, Trudy L. Backus, Betty A. Webster, Bernice E. Chandler, Brenda E. Sifford (Ted), and Janice M. Alexander (Milton); 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at Noon on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E Main St, Newark, DE, 19711, where a visitation with family will be held from 11:30 am until Noon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Daniels Community Church, 1578 Whitaker Rd., Newark, DE, 19702.