Joseph Miller Havens
God called Joseph Miller Havens home on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the age of 87 years to be reunited with his loving wife of 62 years, Marie G. Thomas Havens.
Mr. Havens was born and raised in Marion, VA, moving to Delaware in 1963. He made his career as a heavy equipment operator in the construction industry.
A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Mr. Havens was always at his happiest when spending time with his beloved family. He will be greatly missed not only by his family, but also by his many good friends.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, John M. Havens and Laura Wythe Havens, six sisters, four brothers, and two grandsons. He is survived by his children, Nancy Kelly of Dover, DE, Joseph C. Havens, Sr. (Louise) of Dover, DE, William E. Havens, Sr. (Donna) of New Castle, DE, and Joyce A. Hutton (Gary) of Middletown, DE; 10 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.