Michael Edward “Mike” Dills

March 19, 1959 - September 8, 2023

Michael Edward “Mike” Dills, age 64, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2023.

Born in West Virginia on March 19, 1959, he was a son of the late Harvey J. and Golda (Perdue) Dills. Mike worked as a construction foreman at Merit Construction Engineers for 30 years.

Mike loved watching sports, he was a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan and never missed a game. He also enjoyed cheering on his beloved Philadelphia Phillies. Mike will always be remembered for being a hard worker who loved his family members very much.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his siblings, Wayne K. Dills and Brenda K. Keeler. He is survived by his son, Michael R. Dills of Townsend; grandchildren, Reece Dills and Gracie Dills, both of Middletown; siblings, Ronald Dills (Margaret), Deborah Dills, and Darryl Dills (Brigette); and numerous extended family members and friends.

A graveside service will begin at 11 am on Monday, September 18, 2023, in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

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3 Condolences for Michael Edward “Mike” Dills

  • Gonna miss my Cuz.

  • Mike .. I can’t believe you have left us.
    You were a wonderful brother and my life here is feeling empty without you.
    I’m doing my best to help with Chance.
    You know you can rest in peace knowing that Chance will be ok. He will
    continue to live out his life being the spoiled pup you raised him to be.
    Please tell our family there that I love them all. I know they were overjoyed to welcome you and have you with them again. Please watch over the rest of us until we all reunite.
    Visit me in dreams or any way you choose. My heart will always receive your love. I’ll think of you with every Eagles and Phillies game. I’ll cheer in your place and rejoice with you in their wins.
    Thank you for all the love and joy you brought to me and know how proud I have always been of you and your accomplishments. You worked so hard throughout your life. You brought me and my kids many smiles.
    You will never be just a memory Mike.
    Kristie and Frankie have lost an uncle that loved them so deeply.
    To Ron, Margaret, Michael R, Darryl,
    Brigette and Chance, my deepest
    condolences and love.
    Dills / Perdue strong we will be.
    Cherish all the good memories we each have of Mike.

  • Dear Cousins,

    It is so hard to lose a brother as it seems a part of our childhood goes with them. Sending love, and prayers that you will be comforted by your memories of Mike and by the loving presence of our Lord Jesus Christ during this difficult time. With love, Susan and Howard