Douglas M. Dillon - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Douglas M. Dillon

February 26, 1961 - October 15, 2015

Douglas M. Dillon, age 54, of New Castle, DE, passed away suddenly on Thursday October 15, 2015.

Born in Wilmington, DE on February 26, 1961, Doug was a son of John and Gail Dillon. He made his career as a plumber and pipefitter at Local #74 in Newark, DE.

In his leisure time, Doug enjoyed playing golf and taking his Harley Davidson on roadtrips with his brothers. He was also an avid Eagles fan and looked forward to cheering them on during football season. Doug had a huge heart and loved his children and grandchildren more than anything. He will deeply be missed by all of his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Doug is survived by his children, Amy, Joshua and Karlene Dillon; brothers, John (Vivian) and Michael Dillon; sisters, Diane Toto (Remo) and Liz Stamper (Don); grandchildren, Aric and Kaylee Dillon and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday afternoon, October 23, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.


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13 Condolences for Douglas M. Dillon

  • If Douglas is anything like his parents, Aunt Gail and Uncle John, the world has lost a kind soul and a joyous spirit.
    We wish you the power of peace and prayer, with heartfelt sympathy …..

  • May his love live on in his children and grandchildren. Prayers for his parents, sisters and brothers and their family’s as well as his children and grandchildren.He was taken much too soon. May he know know the peace,which passes,all understanding. May his parents know too their son was well loved. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • I haven’t seen Doug in a long time but I never will forget his smile. I had a lot of good times growing up with John & Doug going to St Petes and finding trouble in the neighborhood. Doug was a good kid. To all of you sorry for your loss. God bless.

  • Our deepest love, supportive, and caring for all of his family, a beautiful light went out

  • Sending much LOVE to Gail and her family at this sad time. I’m am so sorry for your loss.

  • Diane, Mr. and Mrs. D, and Family,

    Praying God will give you, and the entire family strength through this difficult time.
    Heaven has a new Angel, he will be with you always.
    So sorry for your loss.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,

    Cindy, Rob and Heather

  • God speed Dougie. May your family feel peace knowing you are with our Lord.

  • My heart and prayers are with you all at this very sad time. One of the hardest times in our life is when you lose a child. I pray that you will find comfort in knowing he is looking down from heaven, and telling the family he loves you all very much and he knows that you all will hold him close in your hearts forever. Remember to be absent from the body is to be present with the LORD.

  • Our sincere condolences to John Dillon and family for their loss.
    Tom and Maureen Stine

  • thank you all of you guy to help us feel sad about Douglas Dillon passed away we miss him and love him.

  • thank you so everyone who is said they are sad to because we really miss his and love his so very deeply he what a good Uncle to me and my brother a good grandad to my And my brother cousins Aric and Kaylee and so many deep thing to us every thorougher he is not he with us he is so in my harts deeply we so love his ans miss him bey thank you all you guy

  • hey uncle Douglas last Friday want my birthday and I wish your there I miss you so much where you are right now I hope it give you a good life we miss you all of use do bey uncle Douglas

  • thank you everyone that is help us get therefor is mod we miss and love him but where he is right now what not because of us he did this to his site where he in right now i be there are doing go thing to him