John P. Denham, Sr.
November 4, 1966 - June 18, 2021
John P. Denham, Sr., age 54, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE on November 4, 1966, he was a son of Nancy Marie (Slaughter) Gabel and the late James Calvin Denham, Sr. John worked for 33 years at Boeing Defense and Space as an aircraft technician and was a member of UAW Local 1069. He enjoyed helicopters, trains, airplanes and traveling. John was a talented cook and liked to spend his spare time gardening. He loved fixing things around the house and considered himself a Jack of all trades.
In addition to his father, John was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Denham. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Kristina M. (Hamilton) Denham; mother, Nancy Gabel; children, John P. Denham, Jr. (Mollie) and Stephen A. Denham (Katelyn); grandchildren, Rylind Denham, Savannah Denham, Mason Denham, Charlotte Denham and Weston Denham; brother, James Calvin; nieces, Faren Milligan and Kassie Denham; nephews, James Calvin and Anthony Denham; and mother-in-law, Janet Husted.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Monday, June 28, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Attn: Jeanette Hayes.