William Francis "Bill" Springer, Jr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

William Francis “Bill” Springer, Jr.

October 16, 1952 - December 9, 2022

William Francis “Bill” Springer, Jr., age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 16, 1952, he was the son of the late William Francis “Tim” and Gertrude Rachel (Sapp) Springer, Sr. Bill made his career for over 20 years was with Herman Brooks Sporting Goods, he then worked a few years as a sales representative for Tru Green Lawncare for many dedicated years.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed bear hunting and fishing. He especially looked forward to deer hunting with his dear friend, Jim Remaily. Bill was very kind, generous, and had a great sense of humor.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth Ann (Grabowski) Springer; sister, Tootie Springer and her partner Sandi Snowberger; brothers-in-law, Joey Grabowski (Karen) and Bobby Grabowski (Wanda); sister-in-law, Helen Houser (Tim); nieces, Tory Grabowski and Tara Grabowski; dog, Cocoa; and cat, Isabella.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to Jasmine Howe and the caring staff at Christiana Care.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 290 Churchmans Road, New Castle, DE 19720 or online by clicking here.


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  • Our condolences to the family. Bill was a great guy and loved the fresh tomatoes from Jim’s garden. Rest in peace free from the pain and sorrow of this earthly life.

  • My sincere condolences to Liz, Tootsie, family and friends of Bill. He was always pleasant and cordial whenever I would see him. May you find peace in knowing his suffering is over, and he is joined with his family once again.