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.