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Gregory J. “Bootleg” Himes

November 17, 1987 - February 12, 2019

Gregory J. “Bootleg” Himes, age 31, of Dover, DE, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.

Born in Darby, PA on November 17, 1987, he was the son of the late Gregory P. and Marilyn (Chester) Himes. Gregory worked for Letica Corporation in Middletown, DE.

Gregory’s children were his pride and joy. He loved life, reading, listening to music and the outdoors, especially camping. Gregory was an avid Star Wars fan and member of the Dark Side of the Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Gregory is survived by his wife, Heather N. Himes; sons, Samuel A. Himes and Gregory P. Himes II; step-children, Alex, Lillian and Savanah; brother, Michael D. Gardner; and many dear friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

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  • i love you always
    my favorite

  • So sorry for your loss, Greg was an awesomely nice person I was lucky enough to know him they my school years he was always very intelligent nice and always willing to help people even though we didn’t stay in touch thru the years I still am so sorry fly high Greg

  • Sorry for your loss…..prayers !!!

  • Im sorry for your loss bootleg was more then a friend he was like a brother one of the most heart warming down to earth person I ever meet i still remember the day we meet when he was throwing a bonfire we talked and after hour he realized I sounded like “Chris rock” and so he gave me the nickname. Ill miss you bootleg and im honored to have had a brother like you r.I.p.

  • Greg was a really good guy! He was always kind and respectful to me and always willing to help! He will be truly missed!

  • Heather, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying God comforts you at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids. Love Aunt Paula and Uncle Paul

  • Sorry for your loss! He was an awesome person!

  • I’m so sorry you’re gone too soon Greg. So many people miss you. It’s still unreal. Sam missed seeing you last week and he was supposed to see you today. My heart breaks. He knows how much you love him and he loves and misses you so much. So many missed adventures are replaced by memories of the past ones. I’m sorry to your friends and family, your children you loved so much and your wife. I’m praying for them, and you.

  • You well be missed by us all ,u was a true man and friend , may God watch over ur family in this need ,love and miss you Greg

  • Heather,may the happy memories of your loved one keep you strong an get you thru your days.our heartfelt prayers an thoughts are with you an the kids. Love aunt sandy an uncle cid

  • Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the children. R.I.P Greg you will be missed by many.

  • I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you at this time. God bless you and the kids.

  • OMG!!! I just found out & in shock…u always made me laugh in science class back at Chipman…to funny of a dude to be gone this soon…RIP…

  • Heder I am so sorry for your lost I will pray for you and hope you find comfort in the knowing he is at peace ✝️✝️ Love Ellen

  • to our son inlaw Gregory Bootleg Himes may you rest in peace, your were a great Husband, Son inaw and Brother inaw your gonna be missed dearly By everyone in our family and everyone that knew you. I will make sure that little Gregory II will grow up and remember you and be just like you, and me and my son will help him in anyway we can. And make sure your memory lives with him forever.

  • I cannot believe this my heart is heavy he was a really great guy buddy coworker he was a great father talked about his kids he will be missed we were like brothers from other mothers rest in heaven bro will miss you 😢

  • I am so sorry for your loss you will be deeply missed gregory rest in heaven he was a great dude great co worker to work with always happy positive polite respectful helpful loved his family to pieces my heart goes out to his wife heather i am so sorry and to your children stay strong😔

  • Man it sucks i know never would of thought one of the OGs of the Delaware Juggalo scene would go so soon many parties we shared with many friends i guess he will have his key to his own mansion before all of us well i hope you look down on ya family man…

  • Rest in peace my friend.

  • I never met this young man but I know through family he was a great guy and will be missed sorely. God Bless You “Bootleg” and all the family & friends.

  • So sorry for your loss, Greg was good guy an a good father. May he r.i.p. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN!!!! An he adored an loved you Heather an the children with everything he had in him. You need anything don’t hesitate to call us.

  • I know we havent spoke much over the last few yrs life kinda got in the way…theirs not a day that goes by i dont have a memory with the old crew…chillin at joly time goofin off, all the raging parties before responsiblities happend…u will be miss but never forgotten bro….love and prayers, we’ll see you again

  • Greg knew you for a short time but every you always made it feel like we knew each other forever. Going to miss you. RIP.
    Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force. Yoda
    Just like Yoda said I will Rejoice that you are better where you and are helping your family and friend along there journey.

  • To Greg’s family and friends I am so very sorry for your loss. Greg was always respectful and nice to me, he was one of the good ones and will sadly be missed!! Sending love and prayers to all of you!

  • To soon, watyyy to soon

  • Love ya man miss ya everyday kinda lost man without u u always had my back from day one I still cant believe ur gone I wish u wasn’t love ya man