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Leonard M. “Lenny” Beatson, Sr.

July 19, 1966 - December 8, 2021

Leonard M. “Lenny” Beatson, Sr., age 55, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, surrounded by his family and friends.

Born in Wilmington, DE on July 19, 1966, he was a son of Dolores P. (Kreska) Beatson and the late George L. Beatson. Lenny worked as an iron worker for various companies over the years. An avid outdoorsman, he spent countless hours hunting, fishing, shooting, and crabbing. When he wasn’t outside, Lenny could often be found spending time at “the office” with his close friends. He recently moved to Fairview, NC in the mountains, where he met many new friends and loved it there.

In addition to his father, Lenny was preceded in death by his brothers, Greg Weber and Jerry Beatson. He is survived by his children, Megan K. Beatson and Lenny M. Beatson, Jr. (Meghan); grandchildren, Madison, Thomas, Fallon, and Emme; siblings, Jonathon Beatson (Melinda), Susan Strab (James), Patricia Boon (James), and Edward Beatson (Karen); sister-in-law, Susan Weber; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm on Friday, December 17, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 3 pm. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lenny’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711, or online by clicking here.

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10 Condolences for Leonard M. “Lenny” Beatson, Sr.

  • My brother from another mother! Many memories to cherish from our childhood into our adult age with many laughing moments from your goofy facial expressions to just your witty self. Until we meet again my friend………..

  • R.I.P. my friend. You’re pain free now. Until we meet again 💔.
    Love,
    Frank & Gerri Kent

  • Rest in peace Lenny Beatson,you were the greatest brother-in-law a girl could ever asked for, your kindness, sense of humour cooking and your loyalty to family is what got us this far, Greg is waiting for you on the other side and he can’t wait,until we meet again Lenny love you🇨🇦❤️

  • I have been a friend of Lenny’s sister, Patty, for over 40 years and during that time I became friends with Lenny. He was a good man with a genuine heart. Rest in peace Lenny.

  • A friend and classmate who fought so valiantly, Lenny you will be missed! Rest easy friend.

    Love,
    Vicki & Jerry Frischkorn

  • Rest in peace my friend. Can’t believe it. I’m speechless. My prayers go out to everybody.

  • To my one and only brother Lenny……. We have so many beautiful memories I will cherish forever. I love you and will miss you until we meet again …….., Love Susie

  • Rest in Peace my Dear friend we’ve been friends for many years and had a lot of good times together 🙏🏻Until we meet again
    Love you Lenny

  • Little brother, what gives me peace, is knowing you are not suffering anymore, I miss you more everyday, you were a one of a kind awesome man, until we meet again, LOVE YOU FOREVER XOXO Your big sis…

  • To the family I am so sorry for the loss of Lenny. He was a man with a big heart. Always very kind to me. He will be missed!