Paul V. Lemon, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
He was born and raised in Wilmington to the late Elma (Robinson) and Harry Arthur Lemon. Paul graduated from Wilmington HS in 1948. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Paul was an engineer in the power house at Chrysler Corp., Newark and retired in 1995 after 44 years. He was a member of Old Swedes Church. Paul enjoyed fishing and crabbing along the Eastern shore and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Margaret Ann (Greaves) Lemon; a daughter Brenda Lemon; a sister, Jean Folts. Paul is also preceded in death by his son Thomas V. and 4 brothers, James, Francis, Harry and Norman.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, April 18, from 6-8pm, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, where a funeral service will be celebrated the next day, Wednesday, at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, 170 Possum Hollow Rd, Newark, DE 19711.
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