Richard Vernon Custin, 71

Richard Vernon Custin, 71, of Felton, Del., passed away on Jan. 2, 2017.

Custin was a heavy-equipment operator.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Willen Custin; two daughters, Brenda Hopkins and Renee Furgeson; four stepsons, Lucky Taylor, John Taylor Jr., Clark Payne and Mickey Payne; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Billy Taylor.

Funeral services were scheduled for Jan. 6, 2017, at Melson’s Frankford Chapel, Frankford, Del., with interment in Millville (Del.) Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at