Roscoe L. Exley

June 26, 1931 - July 13, 2018
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St. Thomas Episcopal Church
276 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19711
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Roscoe L Exley of Newark, DE, died peacefully Friday, July 13, 2018. He was born on June 26, 1931 in Box Iron, MD to the late John O. Exley and Lola Marie (Watson) Exley. Roscoe was the youngest of 15 children, and was the first in his family to attend college. He attended the UniversityContinue Reading

Dave Iliff left a message on July 22, 2018:
Dear Sonja, Eric, Chris and Ingrid,

I have nothing but fond memories of Ros, he was always the life of the party and always made an impression on me of how much he loved life itself!
Diane and I send our deepest condolences for your
loss. He was a fine and memorable human being!
Roger Stanley left a message on July 21, 2018:
So sorry to read of Ross's passing. Always a delight to be around. Enjoyed his great sense of humor and banter. I recall one Friday night at you home with Bob Bryan, drinking Black Russians. I had a 2 day hangover. Thoughts with you and the family.
robert l , bobby jones left a message on July 19, 2018:
Such a fine person. Prayers go out. Condolences to the Exleys and Magnuses.
JC left a message on July 18, 2018:
I am very sorry for your loss. May the love of family and friends carry you through your grief. May God's promise to heal the brokenhearted provide comfort during this very difficult time. (Psalm 147:3)
Bill Fasy left a message on July 18, 2018:
On behalf of Delaware Park and the Rickman family we extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to Roscoe's family on their loss. We would like to have a Memorial Turf Race on Saturday August 4th in his name as we know he was a significant contributor to the construction of our turf course.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
a loved one left a message on July 17, 2018:
Nancy Waugh left a message on July 17, 2018:
Sonja&family so sorry to hear about Roscoe he was a sweet loving man.I have so many funny stories to remember.The funniest was the day he came to Eckerds looking for hair color so i said what color do you need.So he took off his hat of course no hair.So he starts cracking up. He will be truly missed.I was a employee of Eckerds/Rite Aid.
John/Gail Mavromatis left a message on July 17, 2018:
College classmate, good friend and true KA gentleman; Roscoe said he was a "cool Kiddy from Lincoln city". We all kept in touch at UD football games in Newark and sometimes on the road. He was the greatest groundhog! Good luck in your next journey. With love, John & Gail(Veasey) Mavromatis
James Burnett left a message on July 17, 2018:
Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. I had the privilege to develop a friendship with Roscoe, as a result of our mutual work for Delaware Park. He was a genius at his profession. My day was always a little brighter if it involved some interaction and conversation with him. One fact that many people are not aware of is that he assisted the Winterthur Museum in the planning for and construction of the beautiful racecourse on which the Museum conducts its popular Point-To-Point races each Spring.
Cathy Exley left a message on July 16, 2018:
Uncle Ros you will truly be missed by our family and your many friends. Now who will organize the family reunions? With much love to Aunt Sonja and family....Aunt Joan and I both wish we were closer at this time. Blessings, Cathy
left a message on July 16, 2018:

Our condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. Isa 61:1
Suzanne Kinnam left a message on July 15, 2018:
I will greatly miss Roscoe, He was a amazing man, husband, father, grand father and friend. I look back at the memories I have of him and feel truly blessed to have known him. I will miss him and the journey of memories that I have of him. What a gracious, kind, giving and outstanding gentle man he was. Thank you Roscoe for knowing you and your family! I will deeply miss you but treasure the time we spent. God Bless you and your family. Miss you and will love you always, Suzanne Kinnaman
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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