Allan Spencer Percival, 79

Allan Spencer Percival of Bridgeville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Vineland, N.J., on Nov. 16, 1939, son of the late Keith and Gilberta (Watters) Percival.

Mr. Percival was a University of Maryland graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree in finance. He built a career in banking, retiring as a vice president. Mr. Percival was a proud US Air Force veteran, having been stationed in Japan during his honorable service. He married the love of his life, Marjorie (Leslie), on Aug. 22, 1964 in Bridgeport, W.V., beginning a lifetime of treasured family memories. Mr. Percival was an active member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bridgeville, and he was an avid stamp collector and golfer.

Above all, Mr. Percival cherished the moments with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend who was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Percival is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Marjorie L. Percival of Bridgeville; his daughter, Lisa Elaine Percival of Germantown, Md.; his son, Scott Percival of Germantown, Md.; his sister, Marianne Thorpe of Fairfield, Maine; his niece, Cheryl Kennedy Lella of Norwich, N.Y.; and his nephew, Daniel Boone III of Seattle, Wash.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Bridgeville. Interment was held privately.

Arrangements are in the care of Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Mr. Percival’s memory to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 2 N. Williams St., Bridgeville, DE 19933 or DAV – Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301, or

Please visit Mr. Percival’s life memorial webpage and sign his online guestbook at

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