April 21, 1946 - December 10, 2021
Donald "Donnie" L. Warner, age 75 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021, at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes, DE. He was born on April 21, 1946, in Summit, NJ, son of the late Lauren and Ruth (Gardinier) Warner. Donnie honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force for four years as an aircraft maintenance specialist. He embarked on a lifelong career at the Playtex Corp. in Dover, DE retiring after more than 30 years. Donnie was an avid and talented shooter and could often be found practicing his skills at Shooters Choice in Dover, DE. He was a member of Old Paths Church of Christ, in Georgetown, DE, where he was active in their men’s group, bible studies, and enjoyed fellowship. Donnie loved taking road trips with his wife and going on church retreats around the Mid-Atlantic area. He also enjoyed watching drag racing, riding bikes, walking around Cape Henlopen State Park, and kayaking with his family. Donnie had a kind and gentle spirit and was always looking for opportunities to help his community. Most of all, Donnie was loving and devoted to his family and friends. In addition to his parents, Donnie was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Doris Warner. He is survived by his son, Richard D. Wix, Jr. of Smyrna, DE; his daughter, Stephanie A. Pusey and her husband Dean of Ocean View, DE; his sister, Doris Innes and her husband Richard of Wall Township, NJ; his grandchildren: Alexis Swanson and her husband Jesse of Ocean View, DE, Chelsea Wix, David Wix, and Brooke Wix, all of Smyrna, DE, Kayte Plitko and her husband Rob of Frankford, DE, Shelby Goldstein and her husband Josh of Ocean View, DE, and Chris Pusey and his wife Dasha of Ocean View, DE; his nieces: Kimberly Carletta of River Vale, NJ and Kristin Garafalo and her husband Joseph of Jackson, NJ; and his great-niece, Gemma Garafalo. Donnie & Doris were a team, and after 21 loving years together, it is fitting they will be laid to rest together following a joint service. A viewing for Donnie and Doris will be held at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958, on Monday, December 20, 2021, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and again on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11:00 AM, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes. Interment with Military Honors will follow the services at 1:00 PM at Delaware Veterans Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE 19966. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, masks are required, and social distancing must be observed by all persons attending or participating in any aspect of the services. All whom cannot attend funeral services in person are invited view the livestream by visiting: http://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/permalink/10269460/LTWebcast Memorial contributions may be made in Donnie's memory to the Beebe Medical Foundation, 902 Savannah Rd, Lewes, DE 19958 or the Old Paths Church of Christ, 18295 Redden Rd, Georgetown, DE 19947. Please sign the virtual guestbook located on the tribute page.
Donald "Donnie" L. Warner, age 75 of Lewes, DE, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021, at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes, DE. He was born on April 21, 1946, in Summit, NJ, son of the late Lauren and Ruth (Gardinier) Warner. Donnie honorably... View Obituary & Service Information
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