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LeRoy Alvin “Roy” Wilson

November 22, 1943 - November 18, 2019

          LeRoy Alvin “Roy” Wilson, age 75, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019.

          Born in Atlantic City, NJ on November 22, 1943, he was a son of the late James Arthur and Gladina Delores (Diggs) Wilson.  Roy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.  He worked for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 2017 after 31 dedicated years.  In his spare time, Roy enjoyed target shooting with his friends, watching TV and his extensive DVD collection.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Wilson.  Roy is survived by his wife of 32 years, Earlene F. (Fowler) Wilson; daughter, Rhonda Brown (Damon) of NC; sister, Candace Wildy (Earl) of Orange, NJ; sister-in-law, Barbara Wilson of Sudbury, MA; 3 grandsons; 2 great granddaughters; 2 nieces; 2 nephews; and special friends, Roberta and Dave Fulk and Paula and Julio Riley Rodriguez.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11:30 am.  Entombment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Roy’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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12 Guestbook messages for LeRoy Alvin “Roy” Wilson

  • Earlene ,
    We are both so terribly sorry .
    Roy was a gentle soul and cared dearly for you as well as others.
    Keeping you in our prayers.
    Love ,
    Bob and Sherry

  • Sorry for your loss Aunt Earline and to his whole family. Uncle Roy was a great man and will truly be missed.
    XOXO

  • Earlene,

    We were so sorry to hear of Roy’S passing.

    We are so sorry we can’t be there with you.

    Our love and prayers are with you always.

    Love,
    Kathleen,James,and Katie

  • Roy was the greatest and I will miss seeing him and talking to him. Roy and I both ended up in Delaware and at the same Post Office I had got to see him often it was always a pleasure..

  • Who knew in the short time we talked, there would be no other times. Thank you for allowing me into your personal space The storm is over now. No more sorrows, no more pain. Another spirit has been set free to watch over us all. Until our paths cross again, Rest in Peace, Roy.

  • Truly the kindest man I’ve had the pleasure of calling friend as well as co-worker…. My heart is heavy with the news of his passing. RIP Roy ❤️

  • I wish all of the family and friends of LeRoy the best. You are in my prayers. It is a testimony to his life that so many people loved him so much. I hope the many fond memories you have of LeRoy will help you through these trying times.

  • Love you GF. Remember time is your friend.

  • Roy was a great man and fellow postal worker. He will be forever missed. RIP

  • Roy,
    Make u rest in peace now. I will always cherish the collection of CD’s you made for me. I really enjoyed talking to you at work. You were a sweet man.
    Denise Mccormick

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. He was always nice, we we’re also friends on fab. My deepest condolences and prayers are with your family.

  • I have many years memories with you at the Post Office Maintenance Department. You were a good man and may you rest in Peace with the Lord.