Edwin William Fluharty, 94, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Manor Care Health Services in Pike Creek.
Born on June 3, 1918 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Thomas Edward and Addie Sophronia (Cheezum) Fluharty.
Mr. Fluharty proudly served his country in the US Army during World War II.
By trade, he was a plumber for many years, as well as worked as a security guard.
In his earlier years, he enjoyed coaching basketball for Silverbrook Methodist Church. Throughout his life, he was an avid fisherman.
“Pop-Pop”, as he was affectionately known to many, was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Fluharty, as well as by one brother and several sisters.
He leaves many fond memories to his loving and devoted daughter, Rebecca Biddle and her husband, Woodrow III; three grandchildren, Allen Coyle III, Matthew Edwin Coyle and Melissa Justison and four great-grandchildren, Marques Edwin Coyle, Rebecca Marie Coyle, Michael Justison, Jr. and Jackson Alexander Coyle.
Funeral services will be held noon on Thursday, April 4 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown, where friends may visit with his family one hour prior to services. Interment with military honors will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In honor of Mr. Fluharty’s love for animals, his family suggests memorial contributions to an animal rescue organization of choice.