Newark- William R. “Bill” Eby, age 72, passed away suddenly at his home on May 5, 2021.
He was born in Bangor, Maine and was the son of the late Elizabeth and Milton Eby.Bill proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War, where he was stationed in Anchorage. AK.
Bill worked in the body shop at the Chrysler Plant, Newark until his retirement in 2000 after 30 years of service.
He enjoyed fishing off his boat, usually in Lewes and horseracing at Delaware Park. Joy came to Bill mostly by raising his granddaughter Danielle and grandson Tyler. He was looking forward to seeing Danielle graduate this year from High School. He was so proud of the young lady she has become.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Christine (Coupe); son, Robert; daughter, Julie; grandchildren, Danielle and Tyler whom he raised and 5 other grandchildren Andrew, CJ, Robert, Arren and Kye. Bill is also preceded in death by his 2 sons, Daniel Eby and Chuck Martin.
Service and burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Helen Graham Cancer Center, www.christianacare.org/services/cancer/
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