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Donald Ennis

Donald Ennis

Monday, August 6, 1962 Saturday, December 15, 2018

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Obituary

Obituary for Donald Maurice Ennis

HIS LIFE
Donald Maurice Ennis, aka “Duck”, was born on August 6th, 1962 to Donald Jackson and Nancy Ennis, and stepson of Kenneth (Hump Do) Honie. His father, Donald Jackson, and his step father, Kenneth Honie, preceded him in death.
 
Donald graduated from James E. Groves. His very first job was at the News Journal passing out newspapers. He then went on to work at Getty Refinery & County Insulation before joining the US Navy ,where he earned the rank of E-4, Petty Officer 3rd Class Boiler Tech and was honorably discharged. Donald held numerous jobs before ending up at the University of Delaware.
 
Donald enjoyed working, cooking, watching the Dallas Cowboys, traveling, and most importantly, spending time with his family. Who can forget his BBQ and his favorite pressure cooker? His BBQs were how he gathered family and friends together.
 


HIS LORD

Donald loved God with all of his heart and was never ashamed to be a witness. He has led countless people to the Lord and encouraged everyone he met. He was a faithful member at Prevailing Church International located in New Castle, Delaware, where he served as a floor lieutenant and ensuring that his man of God, Bishop Matthew C. Haskell, Jr., was protected. We cannot forget his loud “Amen” during services. Donald was a man of God who fought the good fight of faith without wavering.



HIS LOVE

Donald married the love of his life, Cristina, on November 15, 2003. Tina, as he affectionately called her was his soul mate, best friend, and confidante. Donald and Cristina blended their family in such a unique way that it was an example to others. They enjoyed 15 years of a strong marriage that was built on extreme love for God being first.
 


HIS LEGACY
He leaves to cherish: his loving wife, Cristina
; his children, Leah Walker (Kelly), Dominique Ennis (Shaun), Frankie Rodriguez, and Elijah Ennis; his mother, Nancy Ennis; his brothers, Kim Ennis (Lillian), Donnie Jackson, Brandon Jackson (Heidi), Jason Jackson, Darrell Anderson, Bobby Anderson, Kenny Honie, and Michael Dupree
; sisters, Donna Jackson (Al), Tammy Poole(Charzell), Michelle Booker (Mahkieb)
; grandchildren, Samiyah, Ethan, and Shaun Jr.
; in-laws, Roberto “Papi” Cruz (Ivette) and Wanda Chabrier; devoted aunts and uncles, Henrietta, Butch, and Alvin; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and friends.


Known for his infectious smile and sweet, humble spirit, Donald will truly be missed by all.
 


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 27, 2018 | 8:00am - 10:00am
    Prevailing Church International
    34 Parkway Circle
    NEW CASTLE, DE
    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    8:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, December 27, 2018 | 10:00am
    Prevailing Church International
    34 Parkway Circle
    NEW CASTLE, DE
    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    10:00am
  • Interment

    Thursday, December 27, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    2:00pm

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BP

I am truly sorry about your loss it's hard when we lose a loved one. However, I wanted to let you know that we can be comforted by a future hope. Soon there will be no more pain or sorrow. All the former things have passed away. (Rev 21:3,4)
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Suzette

Dear family the loss of your dear loved one is so difficult to bear. I express my deepest sympathy. But know that your Heavenly Father understands your pain and He cares. He extends a hope to each and everyone and that hope is that you will see your loved one again. John 5:28, 29; Isaiah 25:8a
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Patricia Hawkins

We are so sorry to hear of Donald's passing. He was an great guy - always smiling. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
Patricia & Mark Hawkins
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Ana Williams

I am very sorry for the loss of your love one Donald Maurice Ennis. God's word the bible assures us that billions who have died will live again on Earth by means of the Earthly Resurrection. Acts 24:15 There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.
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Gaytha Laws

Wow Duck this is a hard one for me....To your beautiful wife, children, grandchildren, my girl Nancy, Kim and extended family and friends. Sending prayers of comfort and love for all.
#RIP Duck💔
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