Charles L. Blessing - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Charles L. Blessing

December 26, 1938 - February 2, 2024

Charles L. Blessing, age 85, of Middletown, DE, and formerly of Millsboro, DE, and Davenport, FL, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Born in Dayton, OH, on December 26, 1938, he was a son of the late Kenneth L. and Margretta (Austin) Blessing. Charles proudly served in the United States Army as a classified document courier in Europe and Africa. He began his career as an electrician at National Cash Register, worked a decade at Perdue Poultry, and later retired from Fluor-Daniels Construction.

A lifelong outdoorsman, Charles could often be found camping, hunting, boating, fishing, and target shooting.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Carolyn M. (Modie) Blessing; and son, Stan Blessing. He is survived by his son, Steven L. Blessing (Trish); siblings, Rose Sorrell (Bill), Kenneth Blessing, Martin Blessing (Sharon), and John Blessing (Helen); grandsons, William Blessing (Josh Moss), Emory Tarr, and Ethan Tarr; several nieces and nephews; and canine companion, Missy.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 noon on Friday, February 16, 2024, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12 noon. Inurnment will be held privately.


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  • I am sorry your loss and wanted to send along my deepest condolences.

  • I was shocked and saddened to read of Charlie’s passing. I had just spoke to him the day before he passed away. He seemed to be in good spirits and improving health wise. He was a kind, gentle man. I was very fortunate to call him my friend. I will miss our conversations. My consolation is this he is once again with his beloved Carolyn and son Stan. My condolences to Charlie’s family. Missy will miss him terribly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of great sorrow

  • Charlie,
    What a blessing you were for the residents of Meadowcrest.

    Always happy and always smiling; never blamed others for your mistakes.

    Charlie and his little doggie will be long remembered by the folks here.

    -David Pearl