Glenn John Wilds
March 4, 1958 - July 23, 2022
It is with heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of Glenn John Wilds on July 23, 2022, at the young age of 64. Glenn was born at the Delaware Division of Wilmington Hospital on March 4, 1958.
He was preceded in death by his loving parents, Louise A. Wilds & John S. Wilds.
Glenn graduated in 1976 from Christiana High School, where he was the captain of the swim team. He worked as a lineman at Delaware Seat Company and retired.
Glenn was a devoted husband to his loving wife, Karen E. Wilds, for 34 years. He was an amazing father to their three wonderful children, Jessica Lane (Joseph), Eric Wilds (Emily), Erin Wilds. He has two brothers Mark & Wayne Wilds. He loved spending time with his seven grandchildren, Audrina, Jackson, Corrina , Jacob, Travis, Daniella, & Joseph Jr. His hobbies were spending time at the New Castle Flea Market in the company of his many friends. He liked fishing and crabbing with grandkids, hiking on beaches and parks. He loved watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys. He listened to Jazz and Rock & Roll. He enjoyed going to NASCAR with his family. Glenn’s preferred pastime was taking the grandchildren to get ice cream. Glenn was known for giving the best nicknames to his family and friends. His generosity of selflessness and kindness had a profound effect on everyone he encountered.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00am to 11:00am on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE where a memorial service will be held at 11:00 am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of donations, the family requests you make a donation to the Food Bank of Delaware, 222 Lake Drive, Newark, DE 19702. Also, we ask for you to take a moment to hug your child, grandchild, sister, brother, mother, father, friend or just take a walk in the woods for a moment, as time waits for no one.