Rex C. Vane, Sr., age 88, of Selbyville DE. died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at home. He was born in Baltimore and was the son of the late Levin T. and Ellen R. (Hoyer) Vane.
Rex retired from Baltimore City as a firefighter. He was a member of Ocean City Elks Lodge, Masonic Lodge #181, American Legion, VFW and the Tin Can Sailor. He was also a U.S. Navy and Coast Guard veteran.
He is survived by his life partner of 36 years, Kathleen S. Woody of Selbyville; a daughter, Donna Marie Bezelik and husband Jim of Pasadena, MD; a son, Rex C. Vane Jr. and wife Sarah of Centreville, MD; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
A viewing will be held from 3pm to 6pm on Wednesday, August 12 at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville with a funeral service at 6pm with Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall officiating. A private burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.