Joseph C. DeHoyos
September 26, 1965 - August 15, 2021
Joseph C. DeHoyos, age 55, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 15, 2021 in Kansas City, MO.
Born in Wilmington, DE on September 26, 1965, he was the son of the late Henry and Marie DeHoyos.
He grew up and lived most of his life in New Castle where he was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and a devoted lifetime member of the Minquadale Fire Company. Joe retired from General Motors after 30+ years. In his free time, he enjoyed shooting guns and spending time with his family and friends.
Joe was an amazing father to his only child, Sara. He was there through every important occasion and provided loving support. The loss of Joe was completely unexpected, and the family is shocked and deeply saddened by his passing.
In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his siblings, Henry (Sandy). He is survived by his daughter, Sara; siblings, Ro Dennis (Gene), Bill (Cammy), Debbie Collins (Bob), and Barbara Sapp (Dan); fiancé Kristi Flack and many extended family members.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph’s memory to Minquadale Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 647, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.