Lawrence W. Phinney, 58, of Dover, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.


Memorial services for Lawrence W. Phinney, 58, of Dover, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Trader Funeral Home, Dover. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Mr. Phinney died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Christiana Medical Center, Newark.

Born July 23, 1952, in Brockton, Mass., he was the son of Elaine Ann Philbrick Phinney and the late William Phinney.

Mr. Phinney worked at Kraft Foods for 30 years. He loved riding his Harley, and also enjoyed camping, dancing, NASCAR, drag racing and the New England Patriots.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 18 years, Kathy J. Phinney of Dover; two sons, Jim Phinney and his wife Carolyn of Dover, and Jason Phinney and his fiancé Joanne of Dover; four grandchildren, Chase, Tyler, Mason and Trevor; and an uncle, Sheldon Phinney.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Cheswold Vol. Fire Co., PO Box 186, Cheswold, DE 19936.

Letters of condolence may be sent via www.delmarvaobits.com or traderfh@aol.com.