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Clyde James Owens

December 5, 1967 - September 17, 2019

          Clyde James Owens, age 51, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

          Born in Wilmington, DE on December 5, 1967, he was a son of James Edward Owens and Doris (Knight) McDonough.  Clyde worked as a truck driver for the Port of Wilmington.

          A true family man, Clyde enjoyed his time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He enjoyed attending car shows and antique cars.  Clyde liked the beach and was very easy going.  His fondest memories were when surrounded with his family and friends.

          Clyde was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Owens.  He is survived by his father, James โ€œEddieโ€ of Newark and mother, Doris (Pops) of New Castle; wife, Francine Lawrence Owens; children, Tiffany Jenks (JR) of Dover, DE and Michael Cassidy (Lisa) of Newark, DE; siblings, Connie Paynter (Richard) of New Castle, DE and Adam Jablonski (Heather) of Claymont, DE; grandchildren, Eythan, Bryce, Abel, Michael, Elianyns and Lyla; niece, Violet Jablonski; and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, September 23, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

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  • Going to feel strange with him not around here. Going to miss him..I will say he looked happy the day he got married.

  • Your sure gonna be missed by alot of ppl Clyde, me for one, even though we only talked a few times he in the past months. Your warm smile and loud ass mouth๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š I will definitely miss, maybe not the loud mouth.๐Ÿ˜fly high with them angels till we all meet again!!

  • Tiffany I sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. God Bless You & may he RIP

  • My friend, why,why do the good die young? sure thought i would see you again, he ain’t heavy, he’s my brother.

  • So sorry for your loss. Too young too soon.

  • Sorry for yas lost

  • God Bless Tiffany I know your going through a bad time. I’m here with you

  • To the best man a woman could ever have. You will always be my everything. I love you with all my heart and can’t imagine my life without you. Until we see each other again baby please look over me. I will Forever be your sunshine

    Love you forever

  • Tiffany and your family I’m so sorry for your loss. God Bless.

  • Francine,
    I know you are heartbroken and sad beyond measure. I wish I could take your pain away and bring Clyde back to you. To you, who not only loved him, cared for him when he was sick, supported him in every way you possibly could and continue to do so still today. He once told me โ€œ You gave him a new purpose in life but he was just sorry it took so long to find you.โ€ He loved you so much. You gave him so much; Tangible things and non-tangible treasures Happiness he had not known for years, a warm wonderful loving home complete with delicious meals, movie nights, daytime and weekend adventure, joy, silly jokes and private heartfelt secrets to share, magical holidays, new family members and more fur babies to love too. Most of all you gave him you! completely, unselfishly with all the Love, Respect, Trust, Loyalty, Friendship, Care and Concern any one could hope for. It was if you were able to roll a lifetime of love into a far to short few years. You gave him more than you can imagine., You are a remarkable human being. Clyde knew that and so do all of us that are lucky enough to know you and love you. May you find comfort in knowing, he could not have asked for a better wife, friend and partner in life than you. Hold your memories close just as you did each other and know that he will always be a part of your heart that not time, space or anyone can take that away. I am very proud of you and I know Clyde is too๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•

  • Remember that you are not alone for we your family and friends are here to walk through these dark times with you. I am so very sorry for your loss. My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know you loved him so much.

  • I will always miss u my sweet cousin I love u to noon and back
    I know youโ€™re my cousin but youโ€™re more like a brother to me

  • I love you very buddy and you by loved and missed forever I miss you already buddy you was to young to leave us

  • Doris, I am so sorry for your loss. Just saw you last week. Condolences to you and your family.

  • My thoughts and prayers go to the family during this difficult time.

  • We love and miss rest easy cuz always loved never forgotten

  • Sorry fot your lost we loved how clyde would make us laugh artie says no more child support

  • Tiffany – love and prayers for you. Iโ€™m so sorry for your loss.

  • Clyde, I only knew you a couple of years but I felt that I knew you well, we texted often I loved all those crazy texts you sent me every day, I will miss you. Rest well my friend.

  • Clyde was a great friend. He was like an older brother to me. I didnt love him any less. We talked for hours sometimes. I have known him and his family since 1992. I hold them all close to me. Hearing of his passing was horrific. My heart goes out to his hole family and to his friends i know he had alot. With loosing him i lost a peice of me. He was a good man and a a respectful one. My heart hurts. And i will never be the same with out him. For the short 28 years i have had to talk, laugh, love, i have had with this man I am grateful. This world without him will not be the same. ๐Ÿ˜ช๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ˜ช๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ˜ช๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ˜ช