Richard H. Coyle

Richard H. Coyle, age 73, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on Sunday November 12, 2017.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Nellie (Krotee) and Richard H. Coyle, Sr. Richard worked as a Facility Manager in the banking industry. He loved to garden and enjoyed baking with his family, especially his granddaughter.

Richard is survived by his wife, Susan Coyle of Wilmington, DE; his daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Alfred “Greg” Russell of Wilmington, DE; and his granddaughter, Samantha Russell of Wilmington, DE. He is also survived by Suzette and Kurt Grist, Yvette Edwards, Katelyn Grist, Colton Grist, and Logan Edwards.

A visitation will be held from 10AM to 11AM on Friday November 17th, 2017 at the Mealey Funeral Home, 703 N. Broom Street Wilmington, DE 19805, where a service will begin at 11AM. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Dr. #101, Newark, DE 19713. Online condolences can be made at


Submitted by Paul and Ida Moffett on
Deepest sympathies to Heather and her family. So sorry for your loss.

Submitted by Pat Hudson-Williams on
Susan and Family: So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. So many fond childhood memories of family. Hoping your memories will give you comfort. Patty

Submitted by Chelsea Sawicki on
I'm so sorry for your loss

Submitted by Susan Reusch on
Sue, Heather, Greg and Sami: I was shocked to learn of Dick's passing. I know his loss has created a huge void in your lives and I'll miss his sense of humor. Please know that Will, Lori, Bobby and I will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Submitted by The Smiths on
We wanted to share our condolences with the Coyle family. It is never easy to have to say goodbye to a loved one. The pain of loss can be unbearable. Our Creator promises us that one day this pain will be just a memory. That beautiful promise can be found at Revelation 21:3, 4. Our pain and suffering will be a thing of the past, and we can cry tears of joy as we welcome back the ones that we love so much. We hope you find comfort in those promises.

Submitted by Flo Zickgraf on
So very sorry for your loss, Sue. I pray that God leaves many happy memories with you and the family that Dick loved so much. Take care of yourself.

Submitted by Brandy Connell-... on
From the moment I became important to the love of my life, best friend, husband & Father to our 6 children, Uncle Dick & Aunt Sue treated myself & all of our children with nothing but kindness, love, respect & consideration. I won't forget the way Uncle Dick enjoyed sharing his stories, some funny, some with lessons & some with a punch line. He didn't tell them simply to hear the sound of his own voice, rather, for the human connection, to see the light in the eyes of the recipients, to see the smiles & to listen as the laughter rained down like golden rays of sunshine. He shared of himself, his life, his knowledge, his good, kind-hearted nature freely, the way the wind blows the fall leaves from their branches to have them rest gently upon the earth & then scatters them further. We are those leaves, those pieces Uncle Dick left here to ensure the spreading & continued sharing of his good, kind nature. Through our memories of him, Uncle Dick will live on for many more lifetimes to come. May God Bless & keep you Uncle Dick as you continue your journey peacefully, free of pain & illness.

Submitted by Sandy Moore on
Sue, Heather, Greg, and Samantha. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. It's been a long time since we've been in touch and I think of you often. I hope fond memories bring you comfort at this very difficult time. You are all in my prayers.

Submitted by Y. Holland on
"My deepest Sympathy go to the Coyle family, may your memories of your loss loved one comfort you and your family today and always, please take comfort in God's word at 2 Corinthians 1:3 "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort".