Earl H. Passwaters
Earl H. Passwaters, of Bridgeville, DE, passed away suddenly at home on June 7, 2011. He was born on July 25, 1952, the son of Earl and Helen Passwaters who preceded him in death.
He attended Florida State University where he played football before returning to Bridgeville to farm with his father and brother. He was a seed representative for twenty-six years for Pioneer HiBred International. In 2008 he established East Coast Seed, LLC where he continued to work with local growers, supplying seed and consultation.
He was member of the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company where he worked with the Fire Police.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, Beth (Lewis) Passwaters; a son Brian Passwaters and his wife Amber of Hampstead, NC; a daughter Amanda Forbes and her husband Scott of Chapel Hill, NC; five granddaughters, Cassandra, Elizabeth and Samantha Passwaters and Hannah and Ally Forbes; his brother Coulter and his wife Charlotte of Bridgeville; his mother-in-law Dorothy Lewis of Wilmington, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at PARSELL FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORIUM, Hardesty Chapel, 202 Laws Street, Bridgeville, DE. Services and Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Bridgeville Vol. Fire Company, PO Box 727, Bridgeville, DE 19933 or BaseBald for the Cure, UNC Lineberger CB 7295, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599.
Please visit Mr. Passwaters's Life Memorial Webpage
and sign his online guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com
Published by The News Journal on Jun. 9, 2011.