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David W. Lacey

AGE: 56 • Newark, De

David W. Lacey, 56 of Newark passed away suddenly on October 9, 2015.

David was born in Wilmington, the son of Margaret (Johnson) Lacey and the late Walter J. Lacey, Sr. He was a 1977 graduate of William Penn high School, a member of the Townsend Sportsman Association and the Wilmington & Western Railroad. Dave was an avid fisherman and hunter.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 34 years, Deborah (Brady) Lacey; his three sons, David, Jr. and his domestic partner, Katie Murphy of Pike Creek, Richard and Michael Lacey, both of Newark and his beloved grandson, David Lacey III. Also surviving are his brothers James Lacey (Vanessa) of Midlothian, VA and Daniel Lacey of Bear; his sisters, Susan Markatos (Harry) of Wilmington, Sandra Lapasnick (Craig) of Siler City, NC and Rebecca Lacey of Wilmington and many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Dave was part owner of R & D Electric along with his business partner and considered "3rd brother", Richard Patterson.

Friends may call at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington on Friday evening from 5 to 7 PM, where a service will begin at 7 PM. A continued celebration of Dave's life will be on Saturday from 12noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Delaware Association of Police, 2201 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19805. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the David W. Lacey, Sr. Education Fund for David W. Lacey, III c/o WSFS Bank at any branch locations. To send online condolence, please visit MealeyFuneral Homes.com 302-652-5913



Published in The News Journal from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, 2015
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