Gary Scott Linton - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Gary Scott Linton

November 12, 1976 - September 28, 2019

Gary Scott Linton, age 42, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Born in Wilmington on November 12, 1976, Gary was the son of Gary W. Linton and Nancy J. (Ferguson) Klosowski. He earned a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology from UMBC.

In his leisure time, Gary enjoyed bowling, playing tennis and gardening. He was well known for his quick wit, jokes and zany character. Most of all, Gary enjoyed time spent with family and friends.

He is survived by his parents, Gary W. Linton (Karen) of Clayton and Nancy J. Klosowski (Gene) of New Castle; sister, Lisa C. Linton Henry (Brian) of Warwick, MD; step brother, Gene A. Klosowski of New Castle; nephew, Wade Henry; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and his faithful canine companion, Piper, with whom he shared a special bond.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 7 pm.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gary’s name may be made to the Delaware Humane Association, Attn: Jeanette Hayes, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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19 Condolences for Gary Scott Linton

  • Gary was one in a million! I worked with him for a while, just loved him. He was loved by a lot of people. I’ll miss our check on ya (quick chats). Still stunned, RIP my friend.

  • Gary you sure will be missed. I remember the first day I meant you at BJS , you made me feel so welcome , you were a great manager to me. Rest In Peace until the next time we meet. I will never forget you❤️❤️❤️

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the many family and friends that are morning for this light hearted spirit. He was always quick witted and made me laugh even when I was having a tough day. He will be missed terribly. He is now an angel is God’s house and will be with other loved ones that have passed before him.
    He will always have a special place in my heart.
    Sue Thompson

  • I am so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. My condolences to his family and friends. He was a good guy that made me laugh. He will be missed.

  • “Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories” – sending my prayers and deepest sympathy to the family. Gary’s smile, laughter and incredible ‘zest’ certainly made our work at SDIX that much more special. He will be dearly missed.

  • RIP my dearest & sweetest nephew. I will always keep you in my heart.

  • Gary Was funny and whitty and a good friend. I worked with him at SDIX. He was a good friend. I’m sincere condolences. He will be missed.

  • Condolences to all your family on the loss of Gary.

  • Nancy any all family members, I am real sorry to hear about the passing of your son Gary

  • Gary you will be missed! Thank you for always finding a way to make me laugh when I’d run into you.

  • It is a sad day to say goodbye way toon soon to such a good genuine person that anyone who met him would understand. They always say the good die young; how true it is. My condolences to your family and to Ms. Piper Sad to say you never got to see the TeePee I was making for her. I am missing you already and hope you are at peace. Rest well cause I am sure we will see each other again some day. My thoughts are with your family and Piper until we see each other again. Peace

  • Brian, Lisa, and Wade please accept our sincere sympathy over the loss of Gary. We are thinking of you.
    The Terranova Family

  • Gary S. Linton he was a wonderful person and I’m so glad that I had the honor and pleasure of working with him at BJ’s in New Castle and that he was my friend RIH and spread your WINGS Gary😢

  • Words fall short of expressing our sorrow.

    We wish that God’s peace will bring you all comfort and the courage to face the days ahead.

    Cherish the loving memories that you have of Gary ~ may the memories that you all shared soothe and help to mend your broken hearts.

    May Gary rest easy in God’s loving arms.

    With love and heartfelt sympathy.

  • Nancy I’m so sorry for your loss. I can’t be there but you and your Family will be in my prayers. He was loved and very funny to be around. Cousin Debbie love you.

  • Rip Gary 😢. You will forever be in my 💓. I love you cousin.

  • I was so saddened by the news, Gary lit up a room, his wit was razor sharp and his laugh infectious! My deepest sympathy to the entire family! RIP

  • Gary, You will be missed.

  • Gary we lost touch over the years and I didn’t know you passed. You were a wonderful, funny, smart, and loving friend. So sorry you left this Earth so young.