Larry Louis Smith - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Larry Louis Smith

June 11, 1965 - January 30, 2023

Larry Louis Smith, lovingly referred to as “The Legend”, age 57, of New Castle, DE, was finally called home by God on Monday, January 30, 2023, following a work accident on September 4, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on June 11, 1965, he was a son of the late Ralph E. and Theresa I. (Eisenhaurer) Smith. Larry spent 17 years working at Del-Campo Bakery, he then began his career at New Castle County as a motor equipment operator for 22 years.

Larry’s passion in life was cars, he enjoyed spending his spare time working on them and took pride in his ’74 Challenger. He was a kind person who would help anyone and touched many lives. Larry never met a stranger; he was very personable and you couldn’t help but like him. He had many friends that were more like family. Above all, Larry’s biggest love in life were his family and friends, he cherished every moment that he spent with them.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brother, Tim Smith. He is survived by his loving wife and lifetime partner of 36 years, Sharon (Krautter) Smith; daughter, Sarah Smith; grandchildren, who were pop pop’s world, Carter and Olivia Ward; brother, Robert Smith (Ann); sister-in-law, Patty Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Services and interment will be held privately.

In honor of Larry’s love for animals, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380 or online by click here.


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10 Condolences for Larry Louis Smith

  • To the family, so sorry for your loss. Larry, you will be missed very much. You were a joy to work with. Gone way to soon. Your coworker and friend, Jamie🙏🙏🌷

  • Our prayers and love to your family , Father God Almighty send Your words of Comfort and Mercy and Goodness to each member of family and friends. In Jesus Name : Amen

  • So Sorry for your family’s loss. May God be with you in your time of need. God Bless

  • Dear family please accept my deepest condolences for this time of tragedy. Larry sounds like a person I would have loved to know as a personal friend! God’s timing is always perfect.

  • Rest In Peace Larry Say hello to Wendell for me. To the family he was a sweet person to know and just remember absent from the body is present with the Lord. Sandy Grinnage

  • Condolences to Larry’s loved ones. Many fond memories with Larry from work and other times. Rest in peace my brother.

  • My condolences and prayers to the family of Larry. Gone too soon.
    Margaret Leonetti

  • My sincere condolences for your family’s loss.
    May God be with you.
    God Bless

  • Sending prayers to Sharon, Sarah and the whole family. Larry always had a smile and was such a sweet guy. He will be missed so much.
    Amy(credit union)

  • To the Smith family, I’m so sorry for your loss. May God continue to watch over you and comfort you during this difficult time. I didn’t know Larry personally but I’ve heard nothing but good things about him, he will be missed.