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At the conclusion of the service, friends and family are invited to join us at "Chaneys On The Pike" for a celebration of Walt's life. Thank you for your support during this difficult time.

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“my prayers go out to you all esp erin I love you. He was a good man ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: robert deadwyler - wilmington, DE

“Omg my prayers go out to you all. He was a good man ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: robert deadwyler - wilmington, DE

“Im so sorry Erin. I love and miss you, Amber <3 ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Amber Padgett/Parker - GA

“I want to send my sincere condolences to Walt's family, and especially Erin. My husband Eric and I lived by Walt in Timberlane Trailer Park for...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: denise hearn - elkton, MD

“We were so sorry to hear about Walt, Jr. We would like to send our deepest sympathy. Hope you are getting along well. All our best wishes. Bob...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Robert D. Biddle - Middletown, DE

“Mr and Mrs Vannoy, my condolences on the passing of Walter. We attended school together for several years. He teased me constantly but that is...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Judie Watson - Hurst, TX

“I worked with Walt for many years. You couldn't have a better friend and co worker. We both worked the night shift and helped each other with many...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Ronald Beaver - Wilmington, DE

“To Aunt Elaine and Uncle Walt I'm so sorry that you lost your son and to Mitch sorry you lost your brother and to Walter daughter Erin sorry to hear...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Reeder Young - MD - Cuz

“To the Vannoy Family, My sympathies to you. Walt and I graduated together from McKean HS. He was a memorable guy. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Michael J. DiBenedetto - Newark, DE

“To The Vannoy Family, I am so sorry to hear of Walt's passing. He was truly a friend to me. Whenever I needed him at my home for pest problems he...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Quenna Neal - Wilmington, DE

“Walt is the first person that accepted me and loved me exactly the way I am. He was the funniest man Ive ever know. I will always remember our...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Celeste Marie Peart - Middletown, DE

“Goodbye Walty...so sad you had to go. A better place awaits you..rest in peace my friend. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: marianne warwick - Newark, DE


On March 16, 2013, Walter Vannoy, age 50, of Newark, Delaware, passed away suddenly at home.
Walt was survived by his mother, Elaine Vannoy, of Wilmington, Delaware, and father Walter Ray Vannoy, Sr., of Aberdeen, Maryland.
Walt was a graduate of McKean High School. He worked at the University of Delaware in the pest control division for 28 years until his retirement in 2008.
Walt loved spending time with his family and friends. He was always trying to make people laugh, and he would give anyone the shirt off his back. Walt enjoyed the outdoors and a good seafood feast.
Walt is also survived by his daughter, Erin Vannoy, of Georgetown, Delaware; brother Mitch Vannoy and his fiancé Donna Cook, of Newark, Delaware; and his nephews Mitchell, Dylan, Tyler and Ryan Vannoy. He will be greatly missed.
A funeral service will be held at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main Street, Newark, Delaware 19711, on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Friends and family may visit one hour prior.