Archie Corliss Havens - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Archie Corliss Havens

October 7, 1928 - December 5, 2022

Archie Corliss Havens, age 94, a lifelong resident of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 7, 1928 he was a son of the late Anna Mary (Robinson) Havens. Archie proudly served his country in the United States Air Force retiring as an air traffic controller. He made his civilian career as a chemical operator with Formosa Plastics and Budd Company, retiring after many years of dedicated service.

Archie enjoyed watching baseball and routing for his favorite team, the Phillies. In his leisure time, he enjoyed going to Delaware Park and trying his luck at other casinos.

In addition to his mother, Archie was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlotte Havens; children, Cheryll Hussain (Nikki), and David Havens; and his brothers and sisters. He is survived by his loving sons, Brian Havens, Mark Havens, and Keith Havens; grandchildren, Connor, Emma, Sarah, Lauren, Timothy, and Charlene; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Denny Havens; and devoted dog, Zoey.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 3 pm. Interment will be held at 1 pm on Monday, December 19, 2022 in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

Flowers are encouraged, if you prefer to make a memorial contribution in Archie’s memory the family suggests St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by clicking here, as he donated regularly.


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9 Condolences for Archie Corliss Havens

  • So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this time.
    He and Tony will be routing for the Phillies up there for sure!

  • Dear Brian and Family zI’m Do sorry To hear about your dad Archie was a wonderful man.Brian I will try and be there if I can Charlies uncle passed and were waiting there arrangements Please know your in my prayers your alwaus be part of my family Sending hugs and love to all R.I.P. Archie gone but never be forgotten Carol &Charlie

  • So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this time.

  • My condolences to his immediate family, to all the grandchildren! He lived a good life and will be missed, he’s with his mom, dad, sister and mostly all of his brothers, and more importantly with God!

  • I called him pop as he’s been my neighbor now for the past 5 years was very helpful and very funny a perfect gentleman . Condolences to the family , R I P pop . May God bless.

  • I only knew your dad by what you told me of him, Brian. It was obvious he was a very special man throughout your life. I’m
    disappointed I never got to meet him but am looking forward to hearing more about him. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  • Sending sincere condolences to Brian and family from the Kennedy and Urban family. Mr. Havens lived a long life leaving many memories for his children and grandchildren. He will always be near in the memories he has left with his family.
    Doris Kennedy and Jeff Kennedy

  • “Have I not commanded you?
    Be strong and courageous.
    Do not be afraid;
    do not be discouraged,
    for the Lord your God
    will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

  • Archie is gone from his family, and all of us that loved his charm and wit; but he will not be forgotten. Prayers for his family and his extended family. With love from Aunt Dot and our entire family.