November 11, 1948 - April 13, 2019
Everett "Speedy" LeCates, Sr., age 70, of Seaford, passed away on April 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE. Born in Milford, he is the son of the late Roy Lee LeCates and Ann White LeCates. Everett was retired as a supervisor with DELDOT, with over 30 years of service. He was a member of Bethel Worship Church, Past Master of Hope Lodge #4, member of the Moose Lodge in Seaford, and the Jaycee's. He enjoyed listening to Bluegrass music and playing his guitar. He blessed many residents in local nursing homes by playing and singing to them while he had his band "Back Porch Lights." Everett loved to play Santa Clause at Christmas time and it brought him such joy to make the children happy during the Christmas season. He is survived by his sons; Everett "Bunky" LeCates, Jr. and his wife Genece, James Roy LeCates and his wife Stacy Lynn; step children, Dawn Greenwalt, Dale Rhodes, and Andrew Rhodes; Godly daughter, Crystal Tickner; brother, Michael LeCates and his wife Karen; sisters, Beverly Ann LeCates and her husband Richard, and Gayle Lynn Adkins and her husband Mark; grand children, Ashley Kish, Jeffrey LeCates, Brittany LeCates, Samuel LeCates, and Elizabeth LeCates; fourteen great grandchildren;sister in law, Nancy E. LeCates, his 1st wife, Doris Brittingham Legates, and his 2nd wife Sandra L. Austin, several nieces and nephews also survive him. In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his brother Frances Burton LeCates. A Memorial Service with Masonic Services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the open Pavilion at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel, Delaware. Please bring a folding or collapsible chair for your comfort. When you enter the gates at Trap Pond, please let them know you are attending the Memorial Service.
Everett "Speedy" LeCates, Sr., age 70, of Seaford, passed away on April 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE. Born in Milford, he is the son of the late Roy Lee LeCates and Ann White LeCates.... View Obituary & Service Information
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