Richard Ernest Lindell

April 11, 1944 - October 9, 2018

Richard Ernest Lindell, age 74, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 11, 1944, he was a son of the late Ernest and Lillian (Cox) Lindell. Richard dedicated his career as a parts manager.

A true sports fan, Richard enjoyed playing golf and cheering on his beloved Penn State Nittany Lions and LA Dodgers. He had a passion for antique cars and enjoyed vacationing on the Outer Banks. Richard was a member of the St. Anthony’s Club and St. Gabriel’s Lodge in New Castle. He will be remembered as a very loving and caring father and grandfather with a huge heart.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his grandson, Scott Lindell. He is survived by his loving companion, Patti Leonard; children, Kenneth Lindell (Laura), Douglas Lindell (Carrie), Kevin Lindell (Lisa) and Kimberly Sampson (Sean); brother, Mark Lindell (Marcia); 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


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11 Condolences for Richard Ernest Lindell

  • Gone way to soon! Leaving your children and grandchildren to go on without you! You will be forever in their hearts and memories! You are now one of our Lords Angels, along with your Father, Mother and your grandson Scotty! Rest In Peace Richard and know that your children, family and friends will hold you dear in their Hearts!!!

  • With all my Heart & Soul
    I will truly miss you..

  • I am so sorry for your loss Doug.

  • My deepest condolences to the Family on the lost of your dear loved one may you draw comfort from God’s Love and from the Love and Support of Family and Friends to give you strength and peace during your time of sorrow

  • Our prayers and thought are with you.

    Our deepest sympathy.

    Paula and Dennis Carradin

  • Uncle Rich was one of the greatest figures in my life. It hurt when I heard he had passed. I will miss him terribly.

  • Patti so sorry for your loss your friends will miss Rich.

  • Anyone could see that Rich was a good man. We chatted occasionally when he visited my neighbor, Pat Leonard. I can’t tell you the number of times I would see Rich doing yard work or other errands at Pat’s, with incredible gusto! Jim and I are very sad that Rich passed so suddenly and so soon. Sincere condolences to Pat and all of his family.

  • To my longtime friend, RIP, Linda

  • Sorry to hear of Richards passing! Please let charlotte and myself know of the funeral plans.

  • Rest in Peace old friend. My deepest condolences to your family. We’ll miss your easy smile and casual friendly relaxed attitude.