Robert Mancil “Buddy” Hackendorn, Jr.
June 21, 1943 - January 28, 2020
Robert Mancil “Buddy” Hackendorn, Jr., age 76, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on June 21, 1943, he was the son of the late Robert Mancil and Grace Eve (Bedwell) Hackendorn, Sr. Working for various companies, he devoted his life to helping others as a tow truck driver. Buddy always marched to the beat of his own drum.
In addition to his parents, Buddy was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Clark; and special aunt, Christine Reed “Aunt Billie”. He is survived by his children, Bonnie Hackendorn, Christian Hackendorn, Robert Hackendorn III and Christine Hackendorn; companion of 26 years, Janet Blankenship; 6 grandchildren including his adored granddaughter, Ashley Tracey; brother-in-law, Robert Clark; special aunt, Patricia Gorecki; favorite cousin, Joanie; and former wife, Nancy Brown.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Entombment will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.