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David Rambo

David Marshall Rambo

Friday, July 24th, 1942 - Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

David Marshall Rambo “Loving Father” went to be with the Lord on January 3rd, 2020, of 17404 Sweetbriar Rd. Lewes DE. David was born to Olivia Fox Symonds and Paul Pennett Rambo on July 24, 1942 in Wilmington DE. He passed at age 77.

David Joined the Elsmere Fire Company in 1957 at age fifteen. He graduated from Conrad in 1960. Then acted as the Assistant Chief of the Fire Company for some time in the 60’s. He had over 60 years of service to the Fire Company. He went on to join the Army National Guard in 1964 and remained in active duty on weekends until 1970.

He married his beloved wife, Nancy Lee Rambo on July 16th, 1966. They were together for over 52 years they shared a beautiful bond and daily commitment to one another throughout their marriage, now they have been reunited in heaven…

David was kind, lovely, and humble and loved by everyone who knew him. He was the most down to earth person, truly a one of a kind. He was simply a joy to be around. He enjoyed weekends in Maryland with his Family and Friends at Craft Haven. Winters at the mountain house with Family and Friends in Canton Pennsylvania. Boating, Fishing and hunting were hobbies he looked forward to each year.

He was a master drywall man. He owned Rambo’s drywall repair business for over 30 years.

David is survived by his brother, Richard Rambo; his children, Paul and Tracey Rambo; daughter in law, Samantha Riggs-Rambo; grandchildren, Travis Rambo, Francheska Rambo, David Rambo, and Samantha Rambo; and his great-grandchildren, Sofia and Mia Olivia Rambo.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a service on January 15th, 2020 at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home Wilmington, 1400 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 1980, at 12:00 noon. A viewing will take place at the funeral home from 10:30-12. Interment will be in Silverbrook Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at Elsmere Fire Hall from 1:15 to 3:15, 1107 Kirkwood Hwy, Elsmere, DE 19805.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in David’s name to Elsmere Fire Company, 1107 Kirkwood Hwy, Elsmere, DE 19805
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 10:30am - 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home
    Address
    1400 Kirkwood Hwy.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home
    Address
    1400 Kirkwood Hwy.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Silverbrook Cemetery
    Address
    3300 Lancaster Ave.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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  • Reception

    Location
    Elsmere Vol. Fire Co.
    Address
    1107 Kirkwood Hwy.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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Frank Babcock

Posted at 08:24am
Paul, Tracey, regrets on the passing of your father. Great guy. I remember the time he and Billy Breaman came to the house for deer hunting. It rained and Dave and Bill put hunting gear in the dryer and shells still in the pockets. Thank god nothing happened. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Ed Gravatt

Posted at 01:50pm
Hey Dave, we shared some fun times way back when. Rest in Peace my friend
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Doug, Donna Sherlock and kids

Posted at 07:49pm
In loving memory of so many memories.
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