Samuel Henry Mahan, Jr.
September 9, 1959 - October 28, 2020
Samuel Henry Mahan, Jr., age 61, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on September 9, 1959, he was a son of the late Barbara (Beebe) and Samuel Henry Mahan, Sr. After graduating from Wilmington High School, Sam enlisted in the US Army. He made his career in HVAC where he worked at American Petroleum for the past 18 years.
After retirement, Sam enjoyed spending time with his family while camping at Holly Lake. A true family man, he lived his life for his children and grandchildren. Sam will be dearly missed by his loving family and many dear friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lee Owens and grandson, Braeden Hardy. Sam is survived by wife of 32 years, Trudy Victoria Mahan; daughters, Dawn Yerkes (Albert), Heather Hardy (Brandon), Nicole Woodie (Jon), and Shawn Williams (Chris); brothers, Robert Mahan and Warren Mahan (Addie); 12 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:30 am on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a Celebration of Life will begin at 11:30 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sam’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.