Thomas G. “Tom”  Dobbin

Thomas G. “Tom” Dobbin

Tuesday December 1, 2020
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Thomas G. “Tom” Dobbin, age 70, of New Castle, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 1,2020.

Tom attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, New York. He was contracted through Wagman Construction company and EPB Associates for many years. Tom enjoyed playing cards, going to bingo, going to the race track and entertaining his family and friends. He enjoyed watching western movies, the Eagles games and the 76ers. Tom was loved by many and showed many unconditional love.

He was preceded in death by his wife Millicent Dobbin (Selby); his parents, Carrie and James Dobbin ; his father and mother in law, John and Ethel Selby; his siblings, James Dobbin Jr., Carrie May Avery, Sister and brother in-laws, Lillian, Junie, William, Alice and John Selby, Ruth Simpson, Sarah Jenkins, Marion Black, ‪Lottie Gordon, and Shirley Jordan.

Thomas leaves to cherish his sons, Franklin Clayton (Nancy) and Terrence “Keith” Clayton; his daughters, Sonya Clayton, Desiree Forehand (Terrence) and Diane Palmer (Kafi); his sisters, Sarah Leach, Gloria and Carolyn Dobbin, Jacqeline and Dorothy Selby; his grandchildren Lamar, Franklin “Swanny”, Kim, Teri, Keena, Franklin Jr “CJ”, Kenyal, Terrence “Biz”, Danyel, Kiara, Terrence “Lil Keith”, Downesha, Isaiah, Dominique, Tyrone, Jamal, Dow Jr ; and a host of great grandchildren and very close extended family.

Funeral Services will be private. Visitation will be held for for family and friends from 9am to 11am on Wednesday December 9 at NICHOLS-GILMORE FUNERAL HOME, 212 E. Justis St. Newport, DE, 19804 Masks must be worn and social distancing enforced including maximum of 50 people in the funeral home at one time. Burial will be at 1 pm at Silverbrook Cemetery.
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