Charles H. “Chuck” Spicer III - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Charles H. “Chuck” Spicer III

September 3, 1955 - March 13, 2023

Charles H. “Chuck” Spicer III, of Newark, DE, passed away at 67, during the early hours of Monday, March 13, 2023 after battling health issues for several years.

Born in Wilmington, DE on September 3, 1955, he was the first of three children born to the late Charles Henry and Barbara Ruth (Hendericks) Spicer, Jr. Chuck graduated from Christiana High School, class of 1973. He then dedicated 20 plus years working for DuPont.

Chuck was a passionate Philadelphia Sports enthusiast. He was a devoted, life-long Eagles and Phillies fan, making him the ultimate “Philly Sports Fan”.

In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, William F. Lawler; and his beloved pets, Khaki, Heidi, and Midnight. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Betty Jane Spicer; children, Ryan Spicer (Brittany), Samantha Spicer (partner, Jeff Mato), Elizabeth Keller (MSgt Gavin Sr.), and Robert Harvilla; siblings, Sandra Biggers and Robert Spicer (Carlena); sisters-in-law, Diane Lawler and Barbara Chance (partner, Nancy Mann); brother-in-law,  Richard Chance (Deborah); mother-in-law, Hattie Chance; 7 beautiful grandchildren, Maverick Mato, Kiernan Spicer, Emerson Mato, Gavin Keller Jr., McKenzie Keller, Robert Harvilla III, and Isabella Harvilla; life-long best friend, Ronald Edwards; mother of his 2 children, Carol Cole; two beloved cats, Tigger and Belle; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 3 pm. Interment will be held privately.

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


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8 Condolences for Charles H. “Chuck” Spicer III

  • I worked with Chuck for a few years at DuPont.. He was always a happy guy, and was well liked.. I am so sorry to hear of his passing, RIP

  • My deepest condolences and much love to Betty, and to Chuck’s entire extended family. I am deeply sorry for your loss and send you thoughts of healing and warmth during this time of grief.

  • Such sad news to hear of Chuck passing away. He was such a wonderful person. Sending prayers to his family and friends.

  • Betty
    So sorry to hear about the passing of Chuck. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

    Doreen Allen

  • So sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing. My condolences to his family and friends. I remember Chuck from growing up in Brookside. We played Babe Ruth baseball together. He was a great guy and an excellent baseball player. Hard to believe it’s been so many years since we were young and in our teens. Rest in Peace, Chuck.

  • To the family, our hearts reach out to yours with love sympathy and caring. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Love, Dave and Beverly

  • As I just got to know Mr. Spicer over the last few months, I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing. My prayers are with the family.

  • My deepest condolences to all the family. You are in my prayers.