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Paul D. Elvey, Jr.

April 23, 1965 - December 27, 2021

Paul D. Elvey, Jr., age 56, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021.

 Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 23, 1965, he was a son of Sandra (McCoy) and the late Paul D. Elvey, Sr. Paul worked as a manufacturing technician for CBRE and as a CPR/First Aid instructor with Beacon Safety for over 30 years. He loved teaching and meeting new people. Paul was a lifetime member of the Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, and was a previous member with the Christiana Fire House. He enjoyed cheering on his Cowboys and watched wrestling regularly. Paul also enjoyed watching Marvel and DC movies with his son, Jonathan. In his down time, you would find him coloring on his phone. He said it was relaxing. Paul enjoyed hanging around the firehouse with his long-time friend, Dave Chillas. He enjoyed spending summers handing out, BBQing by the pool at his brother and sister-in-law’s house with friends and family. Paul will be remembered as the life of the party and a huge jokester. He will be deeply missed by many.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Tammy L. (Bowser) Elvey; children, Jonathan Elvey, James Elvey, Paul Elvey III, and Ashley Wasser; grandchildren, Keegan and Zoie; siblings, Edward Elvey (Angela) and Ruth Ann Mason (Tommy); step-siblings,  Linda Hayes, and Diane Caldwell (Steve); and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 5 pm on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 5 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, contributions may be made in Paul’s memory to Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, 27 W. Green Street, Middletown, DE 19709.

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  • Thoughts and prayers for both private and professional families. Just an all around pleasant human being and incredible public servant!! Loved working side by side with him!! Rip my friend!

  • Sending hugs and prayers to the family.

  • Ruth Ann and family-
    I’m so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. Although we haven’t seen each other since we were all kids in DuRoss- it still hurts the same. I will always remember fishing along the river.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Chris Harrison

  • RIP my friend you will be missed.

  • Paul was a good friend of mine in elementary school. Sadly we lost touch as we grew up. My condolences and prayers to his family

  • We were so sorry to learn of Paul’s passing. We have fond memories of him at George Read Middle School as his teachers. We extend our deepest sympathies and prayers to the entire family.

  • Dear Tammy and Family :
    I am so Sorry for your Loss. Having worked beside Paul when He was a part of the Crew on the VHC Ambulance or Fire Equipment. Truly an Asset to others. He surely will be missed by All who knew him. Thank You for your Service, Paul. RIP my Friend and God Bless!

  • So sorry for your loss. I only worked with Paul a few months at cbre. He was a great asset and will truly be missed.

  • It was a pleasure working with you always went above and beyond. Rest In Peace.

  • I met Paul working at GE many years ago. I was the annoying engineer trying to fix something that was not broken on the equipment he was running. He kept me in check, as he should have. In the end we contributed to the operation together. Later he would say hi in the hallway. He would not let you miss his greeting. What a great human being. Glad I had the chance to be in his presence. So sorry to hear of his passing.

  • Very Sorry for your Loss. Had the Pleasure of working with Paul Years ago. And again here recently. Paul will Truly be missed. R.I.P.

  • I am so sorry of hearing of Paul’s passing. Prayers to the family for strength and comfort during this difficult time.
    I worked with Paul at GE, he was always willing to lend a helping hand and help in anyway he could.
    He served his country well and a hard worker.
    Sincerely Jim