Navy Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of John Appleton Jr.
John S. Appleton, Jr., age 83, of Claymont, DE died Sunday October 4, 2015 at Christiana Hospital.
John graduated from Claymont High School where he played on the 1950 undefeated football team. He served in the Navy on the USS Dennis Buckley #808. John worked as a maintenance machinist for Phoenix Steel and the DuPont Company. He was a member of Granite Corinthian Masonic Lodge #34 and the Delaware Consistory, as well as the Romeo Club.
John was a highly skilled wood worker, a champion...