Robert J. “Bob” Paxson, Sr.
May 22, 1959 - January 25, 2020
Robert J. “Bob” Paxson, Sr., age 60, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family and fiancée.
Born in New Castle, DE on May 22, 1959, he was a son of Zella Mae (Czerny) Lewis (Jerry) of Nottingham, PA and the late George J. Paxson, Jr.
Bob made his career in electrical sales, working for various businesses over the years. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Eagles, even disclaiming his daughter during football season who was a Cowboy’s fan. Bob enjoyed fishing, boating, and bowling. His favorite times were spent with family, specifically the annual gathering at his mother’s home for Christmas where he always had everyone laughing with his “special” sense of humor.
In addition to his mother, Bob is survived by his children, Robert J. Paxson, Jr. and Jamie Lynn Paxson; beloved grandchildren, Lucas Paxson, Mia Paxson and Crystal Tiana Carneiro; brothers, George and Chris (Shannon) Paxson; sisters, Cindy Hearn and Kim McCardell (Jeff); godfather, George Czerny (Candy), with whom he shared a special bond; fiancée, Denise Haggerty and her sons, Michael and Jimmy Haggerty; nieces, Andrea, Christy, and Brooke; nephews, Matt and Tyler; numerous great nieces and nephews; and a host of other family members and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 pm on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, followed by a memorial service at 12 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations to help defer funeral costs may be made to the funeral home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, 19720.