David Mitchell “Dave” Patrick - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

David Mitchell “Dave” Patrick

October 18, 1961 - March 15, 2020

David Mitchell “Dave” Patrick, age 58, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Born in Cleveland, OH on October 18, 1961, he was the son of Lula Mae (Hitchcock) Patrick and the late Ray Edward Patrick. Dave graduated from Glasgow High School in 1979. In his earlier years he washed windows in Philadelphia. In 1988 he met the love of his life Donna and 4 years later they were married. Together they raised two beautiful daughters. For the past 30 plus years he worked for Lawn Doctor where he was a dedicated service technician and top sales person where he received many outstanding awards. Dave loved all the local sports teams, Eagles, Flyers and Phillies. He especially enjoyed going fishing with his dad and sister, Darlene, and in later years with his daughters, Carly and Lindsay. Dave and his wife were part of a dart league for many years. He was a loving father who enjoyed being involved in his daughter’s activities.

In addition to his father, Dave was preceded in death by, his brother-in-law, Paul Logan. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Donna Lee (Grega) Patrick; children, Carly Ann Patrick and Lindsay Beth Patrick; siblings, Darlene Logan and Dee Patrick; brother-in-law, Michael Curry (Julia); special best friend, Matt Carroll; employers who were like family, Jesse and Diane Wooleyhan; and several nieces, nephews, and many dear friends and coworkers.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


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23 Condolences for David Mitchell “Dave” Patrick

  • My heart is broken for you all! I loved Dave! I love you!

  • Donna and girls,
    I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of David. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I send my love to all of the family. Know that he was loved and will be sadly missed. He was a good friend husband and father even though he had some rough times. Rest in peace my friend.

  • I met Dave a couple of years ago, I live across the street from his mother. I am sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to his wife and daughters. Dave was such a nice person and a devoted Son and Brother. May he Rest In Peace.

  • Our prayers are with you I’m so sorry. Love Linda and Marty

  • Donna, Carly and Lindsay,
    I am so very sorry.

  • Rest in Peace Dave, you were always good to me, I’ll miss you!

  • So sorry to hear this bad news of death at this trouble time in our lives. To young to die is my feelings for someone I never met , but he lived and loved with you DONNA , and that makes him a lucky man !

  • OMG, I’m so so sorry to see this. He was a good sweet person. And can cook chili. Donna Don, I am in tears for you and the girls. My sincerest prayers are with you and the girls. 😢

  • Donna,
    I want to offer my deepest of sympathy to you and your family. Please know we, Gil and I, have you and your family in our prayers. God Bless.

  • Growing up with Carly and Lindsey was always the best times of my life and now to see that dave is gone breaks my heart 💔😔

  • We are very sorry for your loss. Prayers for for you and your family.

  • My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. I hope you can find comfort in the outpouring of love surrounding you.

  • RIP Dave. Donna, my thoughts and prayers to you and the girls.

  • Lindsey,Carly and Donna. I am lost for words. My heart is feeling heavy for you all. I am so sorry your dad/husband passed away. If you ever need anything or need to talk, I’m here you. I pray that God replaces your heavy heart and sadness with happy memories of your dad/husband that become joy! Love all of you


  • Dave was such a great person an friend! We loved hanging out with him an his family! He will be greatly missed! Till we meet again my friend! Sending my condolences thoughts an prayers to the family.

  • You were my dad from across the street. When doing gymnastics in the back yard with Carly, you were always right there yelling encouragement at me. I am going to miss you so much dad… I love you to the moon and back

  • Dear Donna, Carly, and Lindsay,
    My heart goes out to you. I offer up my prayers and Love for you all…much Love!

  • Sorry Dave we should of had more time together.

  • Donna, Carly, Lindsay
    I’m so sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you. I love you guys with all my heart. Love you ❤️❤️❤️

  • I had the pleasure of working with Dave at Lawn Doctor and he was such a sweet, compassionate hard working guy!
    We also shared a love of animals especially cats. He will be missed by us all! My thoughts and prayers are with the family! Sending hugs in this tough time!

  • My heart breaks for you with all your loss. I have tried to contact you all but to no avail. Please text me at this number 615791 6697 and I will get back to you. I love you all!!! Ive missed you so much!!!

  • Sooo sorry to get this news. My heart is broken for you all. I have missed you all so smuch. I still cant reach you. My number is 615 791 6697. Please text me. When you have a moment. I love you all!!!