Richard A. Sexton

Richard A. Sexton, age 56, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on March 29, 2019. Born in Patchogue, NY, he was the son of the late Margaret Lorraine (Riggs) and Fred Lee Sexton, Sr. Rick was the passionate founder and owner of Poured Foundations of Delaware, Inc.

He loved spending time at Tuckahoe Acres in Dagsboro, DE and in the Florida Keys with his loving daughter, Emily Sexton of Newark, DE. Rick will be greatly missed by Emily, his brothers and sisters, Fred Sexton, Jr. (Carla), Connie Freese (Mark), Treasa Sexton, Jacqueline Sexton, and Loretta Whitmore (Kevin), all of North East, MD and Susan Hamilton, Brenda Sexton (Jimmy Ruth), and Sandy Deaver, all of Elkton, MD; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Friday, April, 5, 2019 beginning at 11:30 A.M. and funeral services will begin at 1 P.M. at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Lung Association, 630 Churchmans Rd Suite 202, Newark, DE 19702 or the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A St. Wilmington, DE 19801. Online condolences may be made at


Submitted by Clarence Gentry on
R.I.P. Rick you will definitely be missed buddy.I have known you sir for many years pouring concrete for you and Timmy Hoover sorry I haven't been around to see you before you went to be with our heavenly father. I have been busy still pouring that concrete brother but you will be good buddy your flying with GODS angels finishing up them new Foundation walls for the golden gate brother make sure they are square buddy. Haha love you brother i will see you up there one day and we'll pour concrete again together. Your friend Clarence E Gentry.

Submitted by Jamie Turner on
Rest in peace Rick. Your memory will live on...

Submitted by Sherry on
Deepest condolences for your loss. May your family find comfort in the scriptural hope found at Revelation 21:4:"..death will be no more.., the former things have passed away." Please visit for more on this hope

Submitted by Denyse Kenney on
Rick, my heart breaks knowing you're gone, I don't want to accept that it's true. I have no words to describe the emptiness and the hole left in so many of our hearts. You truly were one of the most genuine, loving, caring, amazing men I have ever known. I am so grateful for every memory and every moment I was able to share with regret is that there can never be more. I truly love you my dear friend.

Submitted by Jackie R. on
My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of.Richard. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort through the loving and happy memories that you share and those that you keep close to your hearts. May you also look to our loving Heavenly Father, the GOD of all comfort, to provide what you need at this very sad time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4, Psalms 83:18). He promises us that very soon, "He will wipe every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Revelation 21:3,4, Isaiah 33:24. He also promises us that there will be a resurrection of our loved ones that we have lost in death, and they will have the opportunity to live forever in perfect health in Paradise right here on earth. (John 5:28,29, Psalms 37:10,11). What wonderful promises! Can you imagine a time on earth when there will be no more sickness, pain or death? At that time, will have the opportunity to live life to the full with the prospect of everlasting life. May all of God's promises give you a measure of comfort, peace, hope and strength. I personally found very comforting information on when I experienced the loss of my parents and siblings.

Submitted by Tricia on
To the family, please take comfort in Jesus words “there will be a resurrection and sickness and death will be gone forever.” John 5:28,29;Rev.21:4 For more comforting words, please visit: JW.ORG