Delbert P. LeCompte, formerly of Chester, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010.

A memorial service will be held for Delbert P. LeCompte, formerly of Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Whatcoat United Methodist Church, 341 Saulsbury Road, Dover.

Mr. LeCompte died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010.

He was an avid reader and world traveler, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Delaware State University and a master of guidance and counseling degree from Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio. He retired from the Cleveland School District in 1989.

Mr. LeCompte was preceded in death by two children, Bernadette and Michael LeCompte.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Shirley Bingham; a son, Maurice and his wife Dana of Wyoming; a daughter, Michelle and her husband Eversley of Norristown, Pa.; a sister, Paula and her husband Jerry of New York City; two brothers, Leo of Camden and Ronald of Newport; and six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.

Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.