James A. McFarland
December 25, 1938 - July 16, 2022
James A. McFarland, age 83, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
Born in Greensboro, MD, on December 25, 1938, he was a son of the late Walton and Margaret (Holland) McFarland. James proudly served his country in the United States Army as a Paratrooper where he achieved rank of Specialist 4th Class. He made his career as a bus driver.
Dedicated to his faith and community, James was a member of Christ Point Apostolic church and a standing member at Weston Senior Center. He loved working outdoors and automobile repair.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Anna Mae McFarland; and siblings, Tom McFarland, and Jean. He is survived by his loving son, Daniel and wife Donna McFarland; sister, Mary Ellen Holt; and niece Taddy Butler.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 7 pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 7 pm. A graveside service will begin at 10 am on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE.