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Robert David “Bob” Jordan

February 27, 1943 - March 14, 2022

Robert David “Bob” Jordan, age 79, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 14, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on February 27, 1943, he was a son of the late David and Eleanor (Stierle) Jordan. Bob began his career as an Inventory Control Manager at Amoco for 17 years before moving to NVF where he worked until his retirement.  In his spare time Bob enjoyed listening to oldies music, watching sports, spending time collecting coins and lighthouse memorabilia and going to Delaware Park.   Bob also valued the friendship of four close friends for over 70 years; a group calling themselves the “FAB-FIVE”;(A group of classmates that have continued contact with one another, meeting yearly for fun while remembering special times growing up together.)  Most of all he valued the time spent with his family, which meant the most to him.

In addition to his parents, his beloved wife, Dorothy J. “Dottie” Jordan whom he shared 56 years of marriage with, preceded Bob in death. He is survived by his loving children, Michael Jordan (Cari) of Newark, Michelle Jordan of New Castle, and Mark Jordan (Suzanne) of Newark; his brother, William Jordan (Barbara) of New Castle; and granddaughters, Kelsey Jordan, Ava Jordan, and Ella Jordan.           

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A second visitation will be held from 10:30 am until 11 am on Friday, April 1, 2022, at New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720 or to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711 or by clicking here.

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  • So sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family may he RIP 🙏.

  • 1949, Bobby and I became the best of friends in grade school that continued to this day. I will miss my once or twice a year getting together with Bobby going over our days growing up. I will miss you Bobby but have so many great memories. RIP my friend. To Michelle, Mark and Michael, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Mike, Michelle, and Mark—-deepest sympathy to you all. May God’s gentle love surround you filling your hearts with His consoling peace. Hoping the good memories of your dad will bring some comfort as you find your way through this difficult time. Love you—Kathy and Eleanor Davidson

  • So sorry for your loss. Your family are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Michelle & Family,

    We are sending our heartfelt thoughts and prayers. May God bring you peace, comfort and love during this difficult time.

  • My deepest sympathy to your family. Sending love, hugs and 🙏 prayers ❤️. We will always have you in our prayers 🙏.

  • I’m sorry for your loss Jordan family! Prayers sent your way so God can strengthen you all during this hard time.

  • I’m pleased that I had visited with Bobby before his passing. It gave us moments together that I will always remember. We met at Harlen, hung out in school & continued that life long friendship. So many great memories. I appreciated him giving me 1 of his elevator passes as it came in handy until I was caught. That eary morning trip to Rehobeth, my throwing a rod trying to do 100 mph & us driving back home with jugs of water to get home. I greve not from his passing, but that I no longer will have him in my life. To: Michelle, Michael & Mark, so sorry of your dad’s passing. Partically so soon after your mom’s passing. My prayers & thoughts remain with you three forever.

  • Losing a loved one is never easy. May the good Lord bless you and your family in their sorrow.

  • Michelle, this was a beautiful video of you and your family. You have so many great memories to live with. I understand that there are times that you just want them there! I feel the same. Let’s pray that we both can learn to live without them. Hang in there and hoping your loved ones will hope you get through these rough times. Sharon

  • Dear family of Bob
    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ps DuPont classmate

    Ruth Godowsky Blume

  • My deepest sympathy goes out to your family. What a wonderful person he will always be. His memory will live on in spirit. God Bless your family. Prayers 🙏 to all.

  • Like Butch and Billy, I played dodge ball with Bobby in the gym at Harlan School and like the others who have commented here I’m sorry that our last get together (for a meal at the Crossroads Restaurant) turns out to be our last. Rest In Peace Bobby Jordan, you’ve certainly earned it. Danny Stat