Mr. Emory Wayne Streets, 88, of Dover, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford.
Mr. Streets was born in Millsboro to the late Clarence A. and Martha Ann Streets. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by an ex-wife, Carolese, (Carrie) Streets; brothers Sherman, Melvin and Nelson Street; and sisters, Catherine Hopkins, Theresa Carney and Edith Harmon.
Emory was employed with Sony Electronics in New York City. After moving back to Delaware he worked at Shepards Place as a supervisor of maintenance. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II, and a member of the American Legion. He loved gardening, yard sales, helping people, family reunions, and family life. He was very outgoing, friendly and strong willed.
He is survived by a son, Charles (Chuck) Streets and wife Paula of Bridgeton, N.J.; a brother, Norman Street and wife Janell of San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Elva Morris and husband John of St. Augustine, Fla., and Shirley Daisey and husband William of Dover; fiancé Barbara Schumacher of Dover; grandchildren, Charles Streets Jr. and Brad Streets; stepdaughter Alleyne Hughley of New York; sisters-in-law Patience Harmon of Millsboro, Elaine Street of New Jersey and Doris Street of California; a brother-in-law, Noah Hopkins of New Jersey. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720, or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.