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Donald Lee Carmean

February 19, 1956 ~ June 18, 2018 (age 62)
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Mr. Donald Lee Carmean of Millsboro, DE passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018, at home in the care of his family.  He was 62 years old. 

Mr. Carmean was born on February 19, 1956 to the late Donaldson P. “Firpo” and Kathryn “Kitty” Beebe Carmean.   Donald retired from The DuPont Co. in 2001 after 24 years of service.  He then worked as a Utility Engineer for Sussex County for 13 years, retiring in 2017.    He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #19, where he was 2nd Vice Commander, and past Sergeant at Arms, Detachment of Delaware.  He was also a past member of both the Georgetown and Millsboro Fire Companies.

Donald was a very passionate family man who enjoyed spending time with his family camping, fishing, and helping others.  He  spent   a lot of time volunteering for various organizations.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years: Wanda L. Carmean of Millsboro, DE; three children; Stephanie Kelley (Brian) of Laurel, DE; Donald L. Carmean Jr.( Ronda) Batesburg, SC and Wendy Carmean of Laurel, DE;  five sisters;  Shirley Hitchens of Georgetown, DE;  Peggy Coulbourne (Jim) of Milton, DE;  Becky Perry (Bob) of Georgetown, DE;  Jo Ann Matthias (Kenny) of Georgetown, and his twin sister, Donna Lathbury (Dave) of Dagsboro, DE.  He is also survived by eight grandchildren:  Sidney Marvel, Jr.; Corey Marvel, Kevin Todd, Jr.; Matthew Carmean; Donald Baker, III; Olivia Snell; Layton Carmean and Hudson Carmean.  He also leaves behind six great grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and other extended family.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM for a time of visitation and viewing.  Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Georgetown.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made in Donald’s memory to Sons of the American Legion Post #19, 12168 Laurel Rd;  Laurel, DE  19956.


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