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Christopher Robert Younker

Born August 8, 1981

Christopher Robert Younker, age 35, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Chris was born in Wilmington, DE on August 8, 1981, and was the son of Robert L. Younker, Jr. and Donna L. (Austin) Younker. He worked as an auto body technician for the Union Park Automotive Group in Wilmington.

A proud volunteer firefighter, Chris was a member of the Christiana Fire Company. He was a past member of Boy Scout Troop No. 92 in Bear. A doting uncle, Chris adored his 3 nieces and was especially proud of his role of godfather to niece, Laila. He will be remembered for his heart of gold and for his unwavering support of family and friends during their times of need.

Chris was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Robert L. Younker, Sr. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Donna, with whom he lived; brother, Jeffrey Younker (Terri) of Wilmington; sister, Kimberly Kaucz (Daniel) of Newport; maternal grandparents, Edward and Claire Austin of Wilmington; paternal grandmother, Geraldine Younker of Murfressboro, TN; nieces, Caileigh, Laila and Riley; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Friday evening, March 3, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday afternoon, March 4, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or to Five Points Fire Company, 209 S. Maryland Ave., Wilmington DE 19804.

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  • Donna, Bob, Jeffrey and Kimmy….
    Sending heartfelt hugs and prayers during this very sad time. Our hopes are that each of you will find comfort in the memories, smiles and joyous moments shared with Chris.
    Thinking and praying with you…..Rick, Debbie & Valene and Alexa & Donny

  • Fern Court lost a piece of our legacy. The elders of the Court watched our youth grow into adulthood. Chris left way to soon but left his mark on those of us who knew him. May he find peace in the arms of the lord.

  • Bobby & Donna,
    I am so sorry to hear of Chris’ passing.
    Chris will always be remembered as a sweet, kind, caring guy. He always had a smile on his face. He was a respectful, especially to me, even though I was no longer part of the Younker family, he to this day called me Aunt Janet. I’ll always remember him & cherish all the fond memories throughout the years.

    RIP Chris, you’ll be missed but never forgotten. Love you…
    Aunt Janet ❤

  • Uncle Bob’s sister Pearl Gahagen, and the entire family wish to express our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Christopher. Our prayers are with each one of you and send our love for peace. May perpetual light shine upon Christopher.

    Aunt Pearl (Sis) , Carol, Joan, Dolores, Bill, Pudgie and Ted

  • Bobby and Donna Younker, sorry to here of the

    Passing of your son Chris, my prayers go out to

    You and your family at this difficult time.

  • Donna, Bobby, Jeffrey and Kimmy,, totally heartbroken over Chris. We all watched him grow up into a kind and caring young man., always softspoken and there to help when anyone asked for his help.He is in our thoughts and prayers. Praying that you will get through this with the love of all your family and many friends. Rest in Peace Chris Love to you all, Bitty and John

  • You have my heartfelt sympathy ,Jeff. May God’s grace console you and give you peace.

  • I am really sorry for your loss and I wish I could of been there. I will always remember growing up with him.
    Rich, Jen, Brayden, Conor, & Makenzie

  • Aunt Donna, Uncle Bobby and family,

    Rich and I are so so sorry to hear of the Loss of Chris. There are just no words. He will be terribly missed. Know that both of us and the kids love, support, and miss you.

    Lots of love and hugs,
    Rich, Jen, Brayden, Conor, and Kenzie

  • Robert ,Diane & family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your son Chris.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Bill & Priscilla Moses

  • Donna and Bobby, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Hopefully he is resting in peace. God will be with you.

  • I’m sorry to hear of your loss and wanted to share the Bible’s hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death anymore right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4.Please read these scriptures and may the god of comfort give you comfort in this time of bereavement.

  • We are so sorry for your loss of Chris. Sending our sincere condolences to you and your family during this sad time. Everyday may God give you the help needed (Ps.147:3) to cope. He touched the lives of others and will always be fondly remembered.