Mr. Charles L. Hamblin, of Selbyville, DE, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was 91 years old.
Mr. Hamblin was born on May 26, 1921 in Selbyville, DE to the late Lee and Cora Cahall Hamblin. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by sisters Elizabeth and Hannah and a son-in-law, Gerald L. Megee.
He was a postal clerk in the Selbyville Post Office for many years before retiring. He was a US Army Veteran having served during World War II. He was a charter member of the Selbyville Assembly of God Church in Selbyville, DE. He enjoyed gardening and fishing. He was a loving husband, wonderful father and grandfather who was devoted to his family.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Emma Lu Foster Hamblin of Selbyville, DE, a daughter, Celeste Merritt and her husband Larry; grandchildren; Ryan Megee and his wife Kelley and Mendi Smith and her husband Erik; great grandchildren, Sommer and Foster Smith, all of Bishopville, MD.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may call after 10:30 AM. Pastor Dave Douglas and Celeste Merritt will officiate the service. Burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.