Dzmitry Papou, had strong work ethic

January 17, 2019

Dzmitry Papou, 38, of Selbyville, formerly of Minsk, Belarus, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at his home.

Dzmitry was born July 30, 1980, in Minsk, Belarus, son of Mikalai Papou and Hanna (Ziynich) Papova.

Dzmitry was the general manager of Auto Plus & Marine and Ocean Area Tire, with three locations in Ocean View, Berlin, Md., and Millsboro. He had an adventurous spirit and was always ready to have a good time. He was a member of Skydive Delmarva.  

He was loved by everyone who knew him and had a strong work ethic. Dzmitry was a caring, faithful and devoted friend, son, brother and husband.  He was always willing to lend a helping hand, and will be forever in the hearts of his family, friends and coworkers.  

Dzmitry is survived by his mother, Hanna; a sister, Tanya; his wife, Mariya; his “second father” Dave; and a host of friends.

A prayer service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, where friends and family may attend after 11 a.m.  Interment will be private.

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