George H. “Buck” Warner
August 7, 1929 - March 22, 2018
George H. Buck Warner, age 88, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at home on Thursday, March 22, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. George lived his life as the Frank Sinatra song says, I Did It My Way. He enjoyed his times spent in Key West, FL and Ocean View, DE. George leaves many fun memories for his family to cherish.
Born in Wilmington on August 7, 1929, he was the son of the late George W. Warner and Mildred (Dickerson) Gibbons. George proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service, retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. Following his retirement, he went on to work at the Wilmington Medical Center as a HVAC supervisor from 1968-1975. He then owned and operated Construction Safety Consultants, Inc. from 1975-2004.
George was a member of the VFW #7234 Ocean View, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #630, Submarine Veterans (USSVI), including the prestigious designation of being a life member of the Holland Club, and was a member of DCA and ABC.
George is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Betty M. (Smith) Warner; children, Deborah W. Englehart (James), Kenneth G. Warner (Chris), and Linda W. Maney (Patrick); and grandchildren, Emilie, Andrew, and Rebecca (Anthony) Englehart, and Tricia Warner.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 12 Noon until 1 pm at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A military ceremony will be held privately for immediate family only at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in George’s name may be made to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.