Kevin Michael Walsh, 32, of Newark, Delaware, died peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2020 surrounded by the love of his family. Kevin was born March 21, 1988 in Newark, Delaware, the son of Kelly O’Shaughnessy and Gregory Walsh, Sr. Kevin attended Newark High School and graduated from the Technical College of the Low Country, Beaufort, SC with an Associates of Applied Science Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
Kevin was a triathlete and loved to play golf. Kevin was also an avid football, baseball, ice hockey, and soccer fan. However, no love was greater than the love Kevin had for his daughter, Logan, who was his “sunshine, his only sunshine.”
Kevin is survived by his daughter, Logan Atkinson-Walsh; parents, Kelly and Michael O’Shaughnessy, and Gregory and Julie Walsh, Sr.; his brothers Gregory (Michelle) Walsh, Jr., and Brian O’Shaughnessy; sister Mari-Kate O’Shaughnessy; and stepsisters, Rachael Prather, Brittany Danel, Tara Taylor, and Jenna Ferguson. Kevin also leaves his grandparents Richard and Audrey O’Shaughnessy, and grandfather, Stanley E. Green. Kevin is also survived by his girlfriend, Kaitlin Negron, and Audrey Atkinson (Logan’s mother); aunts and uncles, John and Eileen Coleman, Kathy Conway, Kevin Green, Sr., Michele Lehane (Kevin’s Godmother), Joseph O’Shaughnessy, Michael and Penny Person, Joel and Kimberly Pierson, and Michael Walsh (Kevin’s Godfather); cousins, Kimberly (Tim) Clark, Keeley (Sam) Coleman, Patrick Coleman, Sean Coleman, Kevin Coleman, Ryan Coleman, Caitlyn (Jake) Ferranto, Kevin (Maggie) Green, Jr., Eric (Jill) League, Glen (Kari) League, Sean McColgan, Erin McColgan, Ava Pierson, and Emily Walsh. Kevin is predeceased by his grandmothers, Constance B. Green, and Iris M. Walsh, and uncle, Mark Walsh.
Due to current social gathering mandates because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a celebration of Kevin’s life is being planned and will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Kevin to either Delaware Hospice or Special Olympics Delaware.