James Harvey Lemon, Sr.
James Harvey Lemon, Sr., age 92, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Harvey A. and Alma Robinson Lemon.
Mr. Lemon was a U.S. Army Corpsman veteran of the Korean War. He retired as a supervisor in the engineering department of the DuPont Company, Louviers Site, after 40 years of service. He was a member of Shriner’s Nur Temple, Wilmington, since 1971, where he served in numerous positions including past president. He was a 32nd Degree Mason Scottish Rite of Ionic Lodge #31, Newport, DE, where he had been a member for over 50 years. Other memberships included American Legion Cecil Post #15 and the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge #851, both in Elkton, MD. Mr. Lemon was very devoted to his family and community.
Survivors include his son, James H. Lemon, Jr. and wife, Karen, Newark, DE; grandchildren, Zachary Lemon (Aly), Newark, DE, and Jillian Lemon (Mikey), Bear, DE; and siblings, Jean Folts, Wilmington, DE, and Paul Lemon, Newark, DE.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Lemon was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Doris A. Scarborough Lemon; and brothers, Jack, Harry and Norman Lemon.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD, with an Ionic Lodge service at 7 p.m. Graveside service with military honors will begin at 2:45 p.m., Friday, November 18, in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE.