Robert T. Richmond
Mr. Robert T. “Bob” Richmond, age 77, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013.
Born in Meadow Creek, WV, on November 21, 1935, Mr. Richmond was the son of the late W.M. Richmond and Claress (Taylor) Richmond. For 40 years, he made his career as a pressman, working for the Continental Can Company in Baltimore and for Crown Cork and Seal in Philadelphia before his retirement in 1994.
An avid outdoorsman throughout his life, he greatly enjoyed both hunting and fishing. He also looked forward to cheering each season for his favorite teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and the WVU Mountaineers football team.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara A. (Adkinson) Richmond, and siblings, Charles and William Richmond and Geraldine and Deloris Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife of nine years, Joanne K. (Brown) Richmond; children, Steven D. Richmond of New Castle, Denise B. Best (Michael) of Wilmington, Robert Glenn Richmond of Newport, and Paula C. Richmond (Patrick C. McClafferty) of New Castle; stepdaughters, Brenda K. Tice (George) of Jefferson, NC, and Wendy F. DeHaven of Jefferson, NC; siblings, Melvin Richmond of West Virginia, Margie Moon of Virginia, and Carol Kelley of West Virginia; grandchildren, April, Amy, and Joey Iacono, and Cammie McClafferty; great grandchildren, Nicky, Frankie, Talyah, Madison, and Dante; step grandson, Jason Bare; and his pet dogs, Jack, Ike, Mike, McGee, and Molly.
A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, January 25th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.