James E. “Jimmy” Strawbridge
February 28, 1949 - January 9, 2022
James E. “Jimmy” Strawbridge, age 72, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on February 28, 1949, he was a son of the late Robert and Maryann (Crawford) Strawbridge.
Jimmy served as a police officer on the Wilmington Police Department where he retired as a Sergeant after serving for 23 years. When Jimmy was home he enjoyed spending time in his yard working on his garden and taking care of his roses. Jimmy loved growing peppers and other plants and sharing them with others. Jimmy loved watching sports. He liked watching all teams, but enjoyed his Eagles, 76ers, Phillies, and even the Yankees.
In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his siblings, Bob Strawbridge and Nancy Hamm. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Nancy C. (Singleton) Strawbridge; daughters, Jamie Strawbridge, Kelly Strawbridge, and Chrissey Strawbridge; siblings, Cathy White and Tommy Strawbridge; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Any family members or friends who are unable to attend the services for Jimmy can live stream the service by clicking here.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jimmy’s memory to Special Olympics of Delaware, 619 S. College Ave, Newark, DE 19716, or online by clicking here.