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William MorseJuly 15, 2017
William (Bill) Morse, of Frederica, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at home, he was 75. Mr. Morse was born in Meedville, PA to the late, William Sr. and Melissa Morse.
Bill served his country proudly in the United States Army. Once discharged, he worked for NASA, which sent rockets up in space to take photos of space. After leaving NASA, he retired from the American University in Washington D.C. where he was in the maintenance department.
Bill enjoyed cooking, especially smoking on the grill and deep-frying turkeys. He loved spending as much time as possible with his loving wife, Evelyn. Together they traveled and loved to visit Assateague Island. Bill loved his model train sets as well. He was a true gentleman, good man, and super friendly with a dry sense of humor. He will always be remembered as a great neighbor and a very social person, especially with his friend George, and will be sadly missed.
Bill belonged to the Elks Lodge, American Legion, Milford Moose Lodge, and Frederica Senior Center.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Morse; sons, Jimmy (Billie Michelle) Martin, Jerry Dale (Paula) Martin, and Donald (Madonna) Martin; daughter, Wanda (Charles) Mace; sister, Verna (Ralph) Harvey; 7 Grandchildren and 4 Great-grandchildren.
Services will take place at the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington, DE, on Wednesday, July 19, at 1 pm with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will be at Lincoln Cemetery, in Lincoln DE.
Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE. Visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to send flowers or sign condolence book.