Alden “Al” Fleetwood - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Alden “Al” Fleetwood

December 15, 1946 - November 28, 2023

Alden “Al” Fleetwood, age 76, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on December 15, 1946, he was a son of the late Oscar and Elizabeth (Huffman) Fleetwood. Al was a graduate of William Penn High School where he met his wife, Linda. They married when he returned home from serving in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Al began his career as an operator in 1971 at Diamond Shamrock where he worked until 1983. He then continued working as an operator at the Delaware City Refinery for 26 years until his retirement in 2009.

In his younger days, Al liked hunting, fishing, and water skiing. He also enjoyed many family trips to Myrtle Beach, SC and to the casinos. Al was a true-blue Dallas Cowboys fan. He also enjoyed being a coach for his sons’ Little League team many years ago.

In addition to his parents, Al was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph Fleetwood. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Linda Ann (Martin) Fleetwood; sons, Keith (Jen) and Kenneth (Betsy); brother, Horace “Eddie” Fleetwood; and seven grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, December 4, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Al’s memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or online by clicking here.


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14 Condolences for Alden “Al” Fleetwood

  • I spent a lot of time with Al at the refinery and on the golf course. Great guy. He was fun to be around.

  • We are sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, please let us know.

  • Thinking of you during this difficult time.
    XoxoX Brenda Goebel Denesowicz

  • Ken, I was really sorry to hear about your dad. Please accept my condolences to you and your family.

  • Uncle Al will be greatly missed. I’ll always remember the times I went over to his house with my grandfather (his brother) and spent time together.

  • A was always had a calm & relaxed attitude. I worked with him at the refinery, snd he never said a bad word about anybody. He could be working on the dirtiest job or area, and always came out spotlessly clean. Good guy! He enjoyed his family!

  • Our prayers go out to Mrs. Fleetwood, Keith and Ken and their families. Sending Hugs to you all. 🙏📿

  • So sorry to hear about his passing. We all grew up together and was a great coach and always treated my family with much respect. My father always told us how much he enjoyed talking to him ( even with my pops broken English.)I have great memories of him coaching our little league team. Condolences to a great family. May he rest in peace.

  • Sincere sympathy to the family, 🙏😞

  • Linda and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. I will be there with my brother Brian. We are Ralph’s children 🙏❤️🙏

  • Ken and Keith,
    My sincere condolences to the Fleetwood family during this difficult time of losing your father. I hope you can take comfort in the knowledge that your father still lives on in your many wonderful memories and in your hearts. Sue and I will keep your family in our prayers.

  • My condolences to Linda and family. My apologies I won’t make the service for Al. My husband recently passed. My heart and soul will be with you all❤️ I also am a big Dallas fan. R.I.P. Cousin

  • My deepest condolences to Linda, Keith and Kenny. I am so sorry this happened. Your husband, father was a great man. May he rest in peace.

  • Dear Linda, Keith and Kenny, I just learned of your loss. I’m so sorry. I have so many great memories working with Al at Diamond, the Little league, Chelsea and so may more. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.