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James R. Lepore

Born December 22, 1990

James R. Lepore, age 24, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.

A lifelong Delawarean, James was born in Newark on December 22, 1990, and was a son of Lewis J. Lepore, Jr. and Janice L. David. He was a graduate of Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington where he was a varsity soccer standout. James was most recently employed with Amazon where he worked in the company’s fulfillment center.

An avid outdoorsman and adventurer, he enjoyed camping, hiking and rock climbing. James adored animals, especially his faithful feline companion, Max. James will be remembered as a hard worker, a profound and intellectual thinker and someone who went out of his way to unselfishly help anyone in need. He was happiest in the company of his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

James is survived by his mother, Janice L. David and Ron Adams of New Castle; father and step mother, Lewis J. and Bonnie Lee Lepore of Sugar Land, TX; brothers, Jonathan Lepore of Houston, TX, Connor Lepore of Sugar Land, TX, Neil David of New Castle, Christopher Lichte of San Antonio, TX and William Lichte of Sugar Land, TX; maternal grandmother, Auden Steeley of Wilmington; and paternal grandmother, Betty Lepore of New Castle.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday afternoon, February 14, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ministry of Caring, 506 N. Church Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to the Sunday Breakfast Mission P.O. Box 352 Wilmington, DE 19899.

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  • My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this very difficult time.

    Lots of Love,

    Lucy and Sabrina

  • Janice, Joe, Johnathan and Family,

    I send my prayers and condolences to you an the entire family during this difficult time. Jimmy was a very friendly individual and would always go out of his way to speak when I would see him in the neighborhood. He was very respectful young man and will never be forgotten but ALWAYS remembered. Please let me know if there is anything that I may do for the family, I am here for you all. (302-983-6609).

    Angela Williams

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Our deepest sympathies go out to all of you. We are praying for Gods comfort and peace during this sad time.

  • I cannot say that I knew James, but I do know how much he was loved by his family. I grieve for the loss of one so young and vital.
    There are no words to express the sympathy felt for his mother, father, brothers, grandmothers, and all of his relatives who knew him well.
    God bless you James, and God bless your family.

    Linda Fisher

  • Janice
    So sorry to hear of your son’s passing. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do you help you, please let us know Ken & Linda Martin

  • My sincerest condolences. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. May you find hope and comfort in his promise at John 5:28,29.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. I am so very sorry for the families loss. I got a glimpse of what kind of person James was and was able to determine what an incredibly good guy he was. His parents should be so proud! I am so sorry for this family. My love goes out to you uncle joe, aunt Janice, Jonathan and Grandmom. God bless all of you.

    All the love I have,
    Katie (Flynn) Cox

  • So very sorry to hear about James. My heart goes out to his family. I will always think about the times we talked while I cut his hair. James was a really sweet person.

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not know your loved one personally, but I do know the pain of losing a loved one in death. It is my hope that you may find comfort from family and friends, and from “the God of all comfort” who can provide us with peace during such difficult times. – 2 Corinthians 1:3