David Grant Holsopple, 78

Date Published: 
Dec. 22, 2017

David Grant Holsopple, 78, of Harbeson, Del., formerly of College Park, Md., passed away on Dec. 13, 2017, in the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Del. He was born Dec. 22, 1938, in Windber, Pa., son of the late Grant Holsopple and Elsie (Gasper) Holsopple.

Holsopple served in the U.S. Navy and was a serviceman for Washington Gas Company for 35 years. He was a devoted member of St. George’s Chapel in Harbeson and loved to hunt, fish, do woodworking and travel with his loving wife.

Holsopple is survived by his wife, Colette; daughter, Kathleen Williams, and her husband, Thomas; his son, Mark; grandchildren Aaron and his wife, Katie, Emily and Daniel Williams; and two brothers, Richard and his spouse, Lenore, and William and his spouse, Jackie.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. George’s Chapel, 20271 Beaver Dam Rd., Harbeson, Del. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. George’s Chapel ECW Scholarship Fund; 18 Olive Ave.; Rehoboth Beach, DE 19951. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.