Michael Swain “Mike” Foxwell
November 4, 1953 - April 11, 2021
Michael Swain “Mike” Foxwell, age 67, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Born in Cambridge, MD, on November 4, 1953, he was the son of the late Arthur James and Doris Mae (Todd) Foxwell, Sr. Mike graduated from De La Warr High School, then set out to accomplish a lifelong career in construction. He dedicated 28 years as a foreman for Brandywine Construction. In his spare time, Mike lent his musical talents as a rhythm guitarist and singer in the band, Rough N Ready. He had a passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles, was a die-hard Steelers fan, and was a lifetime member of ABATE. Mike enjoyed fishing and camping at Duck Neck Campground. Most of all, he treasured his loving family.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his brother, Arthur J. Foxwell, Jr. He is survived by his devoted wife, Norma Faye (Caviness) Foxwell; daughters, Alicia Brenneman (Eric) and Christina Biddle (Chris); 8 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, April 19, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE. Any ABATE members or bikers that would like to lead the procession, please feel free to join us in seeing Mike off. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mike’s memory to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713.