Stephen C. Fleetwood, man of many talents

November 28, 2022

Stephen C. Fleetwood, 55, of Georgetown, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, at TidalHealth Nanticoke.   

Steve was born in Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 2, 1967, to the late William T. and Reba Megee Fleetwood. He was currently employed at Baker’s Hardware in Millsboro, where he worked in their rental department. Steve was previously employed by Westwoods Farms as a driver and by Sears automotive department in Salisbury, Md. He and his wife, Diane, were married Sept. 10, 2016, in Georgetown. He attended Carey’s Methodist Church in Millsboro. Steve was a man of many talents. He could fix and build just about anything and loved to work on projects. His passion was buying and restoring cars. He was blessed with a wonderful singing voice, and his favorite singer was Elvis Presley. He and his daughter, Rebekah, loved to sing Elvis together, and work on cars. He and Diane enjoyed traveling to Lancaster, Pa., with their special friends Tom and Diane Baione, taking in the scenery, attending auctions, shopping, and of course eating. Steve can be described as a humble, loving and mischievous man, who was a wonderful husband, dad and pop pop who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife of six years, Diane Fleetwood of Georgetown; one daughter, Rebekah Marie Fleetwood of Georgetown; as well as two stepchildren: Jenna Katelyn Oliphant (Brandon Bailey) of Georgetown, and Joshua Roman Oliphant, also of Georgetown. Steve is survived by two brothers: Jeff Fleetwood (Penny) of Delmar, and Andy Fleetwood (Mickie) of Salisbury, Md.; as well as two granddaughters, Ava Mckenzie Bailey and Addison Grace Bailey. He also leaves behind three special aunts: Millie Jones, Gail Megee and Bonnie King, along with extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon for viewing and visitation. Pastor Leza Smack will officiate. Interment will follow at Millsboro Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the America Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Ste. 300, Rockville, MD  20852.

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