John E. “Jack” Hyatt, Jr.
April 23, 1941 - January 28, 2022
John E. “Jack” Hyatt, Jr., age 80, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Wilmington, DE on April 23, 1941, he was a son of the late John E. and Amy M. (Cameron) Hyatt. Jack’s passion for cars led to an over 40 year career as an auto mechanic working primarily at Ford and Lincoln dealerships. In his spare time, he enjoyed bowling, fishing, watching movies and was an avid fan of wrestling/WWE. He enjoyed traveling as often as he could with his wife. Above all, he cherished time spent with his family. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and dear friend to many.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Louise (Casson) Hyatt; and siblings, Louise Terrell, Doris Grove, George Hyatt, Betty Jane Hyatt, and Rick Hyatt. He is survived by his children, Daniel E. Hyatt, Sr. (Louise) of Newark and Robin H. Eisman (Phil) of Henderson, NV; grandchildren, Natalie Lewis (Evan), Lindsay Williamson (Rob), and Daniel E. Hyatt, Jr.; and great-granddaughter, Layla Lewis.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713 or online by clicking here, or to the Quinn Family Memorial Scholarship, Wilmington University, 320 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720 or online by clicking here.