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Everett Richard Outten

January 7, 1937 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Everett Richard Outten of Dover, Delaware passed away on April 25, 2022 at the age of 85.  After several months of declining health, Everett died peacefully in his sleep. 

Everett was born on January 7, 1937 in Greenwood, Delaware, to parents Harold and Georgianna Outten.  He was the youngest of 7 children and was affectionately nicknamed by an older sibling “Little Chick” for his light blond hair and working on their family farm.   The name “Chick” stayed with him through the years and is what his close friends and family members called him. He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1955.  Upon graduation he worked for O.A. Newton in Bridgeville then in 1963, began a 32-year career working as a package machine mechanic at Kraft Foods, retiring in 1995.

Everett lived life to its fullest! He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and in the early years took many camping trips to various destinations including Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls and Outer Banks as well as multiple camping trips annually to Cherrystone, VA!  He loved fishing, boating, water/snow skiing, motorcycle riding, NASCAR, traveling and enjoyed hosting many parties at his family pool.  In addition, he was also a member of the Dover Elks Lodge and Loyal Order of the Moose.  Upon his retirement in 1995, he purchased a new Harley Davidson Road King and spent the winters in Daytona Beach, FL with his wife. 

Everett was preceded in death by his oldest son, Richard “Dale” in 2012 and his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Jo Anne Outten in 2014, to whom he was married for 57 years.  He is survived by his daughters Cheryl Anderson (Dean) of Seaford, DE and Laura Miller (John) of Dover, DE, and son Steve Outten (Shawna) of Dover, DE, six grandchildren: Jay, Elliott and Kyle Outten, Jennifer Zeller, Colby and Justin Miller, as well as 5 great grandchildren

There will be a Celebration of Life held  at 11am, on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, DE ; where family and friends may view 1 hour before.  Services by the Dover Elks Lodge # 1903 will precede the religious service. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington, DE.  Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
May 3, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pippin Funeral Home
119 W. Camden Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, DE 19934

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
May 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Pippin Funeral Home
119 W. Camden Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, DE 19934

Burial

Hollywood Cemetery
Route 14
Harrington, DE

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