Thomas W. “Tom” Holden

November 7, 1978 - December 17, 2019

          Thomas W. “Tom” Holden, age 41, of Dover, DE, and formerly of Townsend, DE passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

          Born in Dover, DE, on November 7, 1978, he was a son of Robert W. and Deloris C. (Gibbons) Holden, Sr.  Tom was a dedicated insulator and worked for Local #42 Insulators Union in New Castle for 20 years.  He enjoyed music and especially playing the guitar and drums.  Tom loved taking care of his indoor and outdoor cats.  He was loved by his family and friends, and will be sadly missed.

          He is survived by his parents, Robert and Deloris, of Townsend; significant other, Donna L. Humphreys of Dover; brother, Robert W. Holden, Jr. (Bethany Morris) of Newark; sister, Michele L. Huntley (Eric) of Middletown; nieces and nephew, Noelle Holden, Nina Holden, Griffin Morris and Mackenzie Morris; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

          All services will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.


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5 Condolences for Thomas W. “Tom” Holden

  • R.I.P Brother may God Bless you and your family and give them peace and comfort i always enjoyed working with you and our talks about life, the world around us and what we believed in

  • To the Holden family: Our sincere condolences on the loss of Tommy. I can’t imagine what you are going through. Please know that our prayers are with you all and if there is anything you need or want, please don’t hesitate to ask.

  • Dee and Bobby may your beautiful son rest in peace. My prayers and love are with you at this most difficult time.

  • Tommy was a good man and will be truly missed. My deepest condolences to the the entire Holden family.

  • My condolences to your family.