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John E. "Jack" Dilks III

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John "Jack" Dilks III

AGE: 67 • formerly of Wilmington, DE

John "Jack" E. Dilks, III, age 67, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at his residence in Jamestown, NC on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

Jack was born to the late John E. and Mary G. Dilks, Jr. in Wilmington, DE. He attended Bush School and the Elwyn Institute. In 2003, he moved to Greensboro, NC with his parents and attended Lifespan and the Center for Adult Enrichment.

Jack attended Bethel Baptist Church in DE and Jamestown Presbyterian Church in NC. He enjoyed puzzles, latch hook, and playing Uno. He spent many years at the family's summer home in Veasey Cove, MD.

Jack is survived by a sister, Cindy Dilks of Colorado; a brother, Barry Dilks & his wife Arlene of North Carolina; two nieces, Melanie Dilks and Alexandra Mallow & her husband, Jeremiah; and a great niece Brynlee Mallow.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 24th at Grace Lawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. Dupont Hwy New Castle, DE 19720 at 11 am followed by a memorial service at the Clarion Belle Hotel at 1612 N. Dupont Hwy New Castle, DE 19720 at 12 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to either the Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC) or The Elwyn Institute.
Published in The News Journal on Sept. 23, 2016
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