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Kenneth L. Staples

Kenneth L. Staples

Friday, August 8, 1941 Friday, May 17, 2019

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Obituary for Kenneth L. Staples

Kenneth L. Staples son of the late William Staples, Sr. and Josephine Elizabeth Staples, was born on August 8, 1941.

He departed this life on May 17, 2019 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center in Wilmington, Delaware.

Kenneth graduated from Howard High School in Wilmington, Delaware and later became employed as an Iron Worker at City Steel Company in Marcus Hook.

Among Kenneth’s many hobbies, he most enjoyed cooking. He was always a healthy eater, sharing creative dishes with his family. He was known for being an avid reader and encouraged his nieces to read more. He learned to speak German, Italian and Spanish as well as other languages.

Kenneth will be fondly missed by his family.

Kenneth is survived by a sister, Patricia Staples; niece, Bridget Staples; great niece, Tiffany Staples; great great-niece, De’asia Staples; great great-nephews, Jaquell Staples and Emmanuel Staples; and close family friends, Ricky Saunders and Joyce Sanders.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Evan W. Smith Funeral Services (Wilmington)
    201 N. Union Street
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Evan W. Smith Funeral Services (Wilmington)
    201 N. Union Street
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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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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May you find comfort in knowing that your dear love one is safe in the memory of God Almighty who will remember every detail about him and bring him back again. John 5:28,29
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I like to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. It was never God’s intent that death should rule over mankind. - Romans 5:12; 1Corinthians 15:26, 55; God will do away with death. But for now God has provided hope-as stated at John 5:28, 29. During this most painful time please find comfort from God’s word.
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I know the pain you feel now is hard to bear; Jesus felt that same pain when his dear friend died. John 11:33-36. By his miracles, Jesus proved that he and his Father have the desire to undo the pain of sickness and death. This desire extends far beyond the few resurrections recorded in the Bible. Jesus stated: “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will. . . come out.”—John 5:28, 29. I express my deepest condolences for your loss.
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