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Stephen Charles “Steve” Small, Sr.

January 22, 1950 - October 11, 2022

Stephen Charles “Steve” Small, Sr., age 72, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

Born in Coatesville, PA on January 22, 1950, he was a son of the late Charles Robert Small and Joan (Wilson) Stanley. He served in the USMC. Steve worked in apartment maintenance for most of his life and retired from Clover department store.  In his later years, he enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter and watching tv. He was an avid motorcyclist, and was a lifetime member of ABATE.  He was very talented with repairs and renovations both in the home or in the garage.  He was creative and found unique ways to display his skills, such as creating a giant Minion in his front yard from an old propane tank. Steve also enjoyed model trains and had a large collection.  What he loved the most was spending time in the garage working on his motorcycles.

In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his son, Stephen C. Small II. He is survived by his son, Jason M. Small (Lea); brothers, Roy S. Small (Kathryn), and Ken Small; and his granddaughter, Oswin Small.

Services will be private and a memorial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations may be made to Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes to offset funeral expenses.

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  • On behalf of the Toy family, we send our deepest and heart felt condolences out to the Small Family in their recent loss of Stephen Small. Stephen has been a good friend of the Toy Family for many years and will be dearly missed and fondly remembered from this day forward!

    While this is a time of reflection, we’d also wish the Small Family much tranquility and peace in their hour of loss! Our thoughts and prayers go out to them all! God Bless You All!

  • My deepest condolences to the entire Smalls family. You all are in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time

  • To my Uncle Steve.
    I will always remember your laugh and your love for motorcycles (choppers), Toy Train sets and Vinyl records. Classic rock and the band Journey…….”The Wheel in the Sky!!! Keeps on turning!! Don’t know where I will be tomorrow.”
    I will miss you very much. Keep on Rockin’ Uncle Steve.

  • To Roy, Kenny, Jason, and all of Steve’s family. I’m so sorry to hear this. My sincerest sympathy.

  • Oh, my condolences to the family. Please take care in this time of sorrow.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Steve’s passing..I only met him a few times but he always welcomed me with open arms as part of the family..R.I.P Uncle Steve

  • To Uncle Steve, I’ll miss hanging out listening and talking music for hours. I got a kick out of your excitement over how much music I had in my iPod. Your laugh and all the great times we had will never be forgotten.

  • Kenny sorry for your loss Steve was a great guy. Kathy and Jimmy franks

  • Im so very sorry for your loss. I know Steve through Kenny. Everyone is in my prayers……🙏🏻

  • Roy, Jason and Ken
    My deepest sympathies go out to your family.
    Steve was a great man and funny as hell. He will be missed

  • Sorry for your loss sending prayers 🙏 ❤ to the Small family. Shady RCMC.