Dimitricus L. ‘Lynn’ Eggleton Sr., 53

Dimitricus L. “Lynn” Eggleton Sr., 53, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

He worked as a cook in various local restaurants. He had moved to Delaware from Belle Glade, Fla., about 10 years ago. He loved cars and engines, and could fix just about anything. He was a compassionate and honest man who also was a practical joker. His pets were his fish and his bird, Tweet. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Eggleton is survived by his wife of 37 years, Martina Phillips Eggleton of Frankford; four children, Dimitricus Eggleton Jr. of Martin County, Fla., Pernalver Eggleton and his wife, Krystal, of Lee City, Texas, Trudy Eggleton and her fiancé, Will Hudson, of Frankford, and Lovanda Phillips and her companion, Glenn Sanders; his godchildren, Allen and Alex Sheldon of Ocean City, Md.; four grandchildren, Jaylin, Jamarcus and Nevaeh Eggleton, and Emir Sanders; his adopted parents, Tom and Karen Scarangella and their children, Dylan and Kara; a brother, Ralph Townsend Jr.; a sister, Tangela Eggleton; a sister-in-law, Michelle M. Clapp; and his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, Lerry Tatyana Frazier, Larry Frazier, Lamar Frazier, Lamar Joirdan Turnquest, Rickayla Lovanda Joi Watson, LaCharlesta Sharose Freeman, Lerriq Tanyana Frazier, Monique Frasier, Jarvis Easterling, Sara Townsend, Rashad, Kisa Zamora and Jacita.

A viewing and visitation were scheduled for Feb. 2, 2019, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del. Interment was to be private. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.