Gary Lee Black - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Gary Lee Black

July 18, 1963 - March 30, 2018

Gary Lee Black, age 54, of Newark, DE, passed away on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, surrounded by his family members.

Born in Wilmington, DE on July 18, 1963, he was a son of Joan (Harrington) Rutledge and the late Arvel Black.  Gary worked for Corrado Construction Company as a heavy equipment operator until the time of his illness.

Gary loved fixing things and was a Jack of all trades.  He enjoyed tinkering with his MG, fishing and family parties.  He loved and served the Lord faithfully.  Although Gary will be sadly missed, we know this is only temporary, Until we meet again.

A special thanks to Michelle and Tara at DE Hospice for their kindness and compassionate care.

In addition to his father, Gary was preceded in death by his brother, James Black and his wife, Beverly Black.  He is survived by his mother, Joan Rutledge; his two children, Garrett Black and Steven Blevins, his wife Charlena Blevins and their son Little Steven, Gary’s grandson; brother, Daniel Black; sisters, Annette Bowers and her husband, Jamie Bowers and Dawn Weber and her husband, Glenn Weber; and, nieces, Krysten Koene, Ashley Weber and Johnny Koene, who he adored.

Services and interment will be held privately

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary’s name to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Newark, DE, 19711.


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  • Gary We grew up together and were like two peas in a pod. You always looked out for me from the time when we were kids all way into adulthood. I will never forget all of the memories that we’ve had over the years time I had the privilege of sharing with you. I love you and will keep you alive in my heart forever.

  • Until we meet again

  • Our Dear Friend and neighbor you will be truly missed R.I.P Gary until we meet Again !!

  • Gary, words cannot express my sadness in losing you. I am proud and thankful to have been your big sister, you were also keeping others best interest at heart, and were a fine example of what Jesus would do. I’ll keep all the memories of growing up, times at the beach, friday night burritos, in my heart. You were funny, kind, selfless, and strong, hand act to follow and a class one at that. I will always love you bro.
    “Until we meet again”