William Francis “Skip” Nutter III

April 11, 1976 - February 15, 2021

William Francis “Skip” Nutter III, age 44, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 11, 1976, he was the son of Patricia Blair; Bruce Blair and the late William Nutter, Jr. Skip made his career as an Operations Manager for Allied Properties. He was a 29-year member of Holloway Terrace Fire Company in New Castle, DE, where he joined as a Junior Firefighter on September 17, 1991. Since then, Skip held the offices of Junior Firefighters President, Fire Recorder, 1st Lieutenant of Rescue, 3rd Assistant Engineer and Chief Engineer. He also served on various committees, and was a Master Mason of St. John’s Lodge #2 as well as a long-time member and Past President of the Police Fire Rod and Gun Club, both of New Castle, DE.

In addition to his father, Skip was preceded in death by his first wife, Rhonda Nutter and grandparents, Ruth and William Nutter, Sr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his dear wife, Stephanie Nutter; sons, Steven, Shane and Seth Fagles; sister, Laura Rosso (Chris); niece, Tori Maxwell; nephew, Carson Rosso; a great niece; and a great nephew.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 6 pm on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Holloway Terrace Fire Company, 700 West Avenue, New Castle, DE and from 8:30 am until 9:30 am on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Holloway Terrace Fire Company, followed by a funeral service at 9:30 am. Interment will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, 521 Harmony Street, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Skip’s memory to The Fagles Education Fund, c/o Joann DellAversano, 2370 Red Lion Road, Bear, DE 19701.


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43 Condolences for William Francis “Skip” Nutter III

  • Im so sorry to hear about skip, praying for you all!

  • Going to miss you Skip rest easy my friend prayers to Steph and the family!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers and condolences to you and your family. May he rest in peace. God bless

  • With deepest sympathy and all my love.
    They say those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day .Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved , so very missed. My every prayer is that he will bring us peace.
    God broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the VERY best .
    ~Shimmie 💔❤️💔

  • Stephanie & Family:
    So sorry for your loss.. Thoughts & prayers to you & your family..during this difficult time..
    Petrucci Family(Danielle’s family)

  • My sincerest condolences to the family. I had only met Skip once, he was very nice and funny. I’ll pray for the family and close friends.

  • My sincerest condolences from my family to yours.

  • My sincere condolences to your family and friends. May God bless you all as you say your farewell .Prayers and love sent your way.

  • To Stephanie and family,
    As a co-worker of Skip’s, I will truly miss working with him. I pray for the peace of God to keep you during these difficult days and may He give you strength and healing in the days to come. Know that the memories you have will one day bring a smile rather than a tear.
    RIP big guy!
    – Suzanne Nix

  • Still in a bit of shock at hearing of your passing. The Lord must have had other plans for you. Rest in peace fire service brother.

  • So sorry for your families loss, Try to keep strong and keep the faith. !!

  • My thoughts and prayers to Stephanie, the boys,his family and friends.
    Rest in peace Skip
    Will miss seeing your smile, hearing your funny stories and laughter.

  • Sorry for your loss may god bless you all at this sad time. Rest in peace Skip
    Ken Phillips Sr.

  • Godspeed my sweet man , you loved , and you were so loved !!

  • Rest easy my friend, I will always remember our laughter. You being younger then me it was pretty nice of the wisdom and friendship you gave to me. THank you you will be missed by many ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • May you rest in Peace Skip. You will surely be missed by many!

  • Steph

    So sorry to hear about Skip. I know he will look over you and the boys. He will be sadly missed and I am sending my love and sympathy to you.

  • Condolences during your family & friends loss

  • Rest In Peace Skip. Prayers to your family

  • All my thoughts and prayers are with you and your boys. Always know he will be watching over you forever.

  • My heart is with you in your time of sorrow; so sorry for your loss.

  • Our condolences to the family. Prayers and hugs for you all!! 🙏🙏

  • Skip, im not sure why God chose you so soon but he gained an amazing angel. I will remember how much fun we all used to have in the good old volley FF days and fire conventions and many other fun times. My prayers go out to your family, friends, and co workers as well as Holloway Terrace Fire Dept! Rest easy

  • So sorry for your loss Patti .Condolences to you and your family .

  • Skip you left us way too soon I’ve enjoyed working with you all these years Our thoughts and prayers are with your family rest in peace my dear friend

  • Prayers and hugs to Stephaine and family. As a coworker of Skip’s, I am truly going to miss him. He had such a big personality and was a pleasure to work with.

  • My deep and sincere sympathies to Skip’s entire family. My heart aches for all of you. I will keep you all in my prayers🙏🙏🙏

  • Stephanie with my deepest sympathy praying for you and your family.
    God Bless 🙏

  • Dearest Patti and Bruce and family’,
    Our hearts are truly broken for you on the loss of your beloved son, brother, father, and husband Skip. May God bring peace and comfort to all who are mourning his loss. Our deepest condolences and love to all at this most difficult time!
    With deepest sadness,
    Friends, Tommy and Lynnie Decker

  • Still can’t believe you left us so soon. I will miss you so much. Love ya Brother.

  • You have our sincere sympathy. Patti, may the memories of times spent with your son bring you comfort in the days & months to come. Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Sincerely, Jeanne & Jay Lenz

  • I am so sorry for the loss of this great man and friend! He will be sadly missed by all. Patty,Bruce and Laura you will always be in my prayers .
    Love Wayne

  • Skip, My hart and prayers go to all who knew you, You were a kind loving person and I will miss working with you and will never forget you!

  • Thoughts and prayers are with you the boys and the family during this difficult time . May Gods arms wrap around you and keep you strong.🥀

  • So sorry for your loss! You and the boys are in our prayers. If you need anything please let me know

  • Stephanie we are so very sorry for your lost. My God hold you in his hands and help you thru this hard time. If you need anything we are here for you.

  • So sorry for your loss.

  • Stephanie and family,
    So sorry to hear about Skip, sending prayers of peace and comfort during the difficult days ahead. Sincere condolences.

  • Still can’t believe you left us so soon. I will miss you so much. Love ya Brother

  • Skip, You were a good man! May God bless you, and rest your soul.My condolences’ go out to family and friends’ of Skip.May the healing begin and the memories remain.God Bless everyone.
    Joe Rucinski

  • May you find comfort in all of your wonderful memories❤️ His service to the community will always be remembered.

  • Stephanie,
    You and your precious family are in my thoughts & prayers at this sad time. My most sincere sympathy goes out to you and your boys, Steven, Shane & Seth. May God watch over you and your family now and always.
    Bernadette Schauber Siler

  • So completely shocked and saddened to hear this horrible news. Skip was one of my very favorite coworkers at Allied and always had my back. My heart breaks for his beautiful family and everyone who was lucky enough to have known him. My sincerest condolences on this tragic loss.