302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Eric Barnett

Eric Barnett, age 55, of New Castle, passed away on Friday December 28, 2018.

Eric was born, in Wilmington, DE. He attended Berklee College of Music and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree from NYU.

Eric had a passion for music and loved playing the guitar. He was in several local bands throughout the years. He also enjoyed working on the grounds at Frightland in Middletown, DE, until 2014.

Eric is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Penny Barnett. He is survived by his daughter Evelyn, who meant the world to him, and her mother Alicia; his brother David, sister-in-law Robin, and nephews David, Ben, and James. He is also survived by his fianceƩ Melissa Moore and her daughters who he treated like his own, Karlee and Jaimee Brousseau, and grandson Damian.

Eric requested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the ASPCA.

Funeral Services

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday January 4, 2019 at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, from 5:00-6:30PM, with words of remembrance starting at 6:00PM.


    Kathy & Travis lit a candle and writes,
    Melissa, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & the girls during this tragic time.
    12/31/2018 04:23 pm
    Tracy lit a candle and writes,
    Missy, I am so sorry you are going through this. I am praying for you and will be with you through it all. I love you! My heart goes out to you and all 3 girls. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
    01/03/2019 02:07 pm
    Bruce & Debbie Hatz lit a candle and writes,
    Alicia/Evelyn/Eric/Robin and extended family: We are so sorry for the loss of Eric. He enjoyed life to the fullest and was a wondeful person. He will be misssed by all and we are sorry that we lost him so quickly. I have known Eric and David since they were in their early teens and they both are part of the extended Hatz family. We miss him already. Sincerely, Bruce & Debbie Hatz
    01/03/2019 06:53 pm
    Carla & Brandon writes,
    Evie, we are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
    01/04/2019 11:18 am
    Lisa Gallaher lit a candle and writes,
    So very sorry for your loss.
    01/04/2019 11:33 pm
    Phil Miller lit a candle and writes,
    Melissa, Evelyn and extended family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. I will always remember Eric and have wonderful memories of many times spent with him during his years at Frightland and the Delaware Mud Run. Sincerely, Phil Miller
    01/05/2019 09:07 am

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