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Robert W. “Wally” Lines

March 15, 1934 - July 6, 2019

          Robert W. “Wally” Lines, age 85, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

          Born in E. Mauch Chunk, PA, on March 15, 1934, he was a son of the late Raymond and Eva (Roscoe) Lines, Sr.  Wally was a Chester (PA) High School graduate and proudly served in the U.S. Army.  He worked for The Boeing Company in Ridley Park, PA as a blades manager and retired after more than 35 years of dedicated service.

          While employed with Boeing, Wally participated in a bowling league.  He was an animal lover and enjoyed walking the family dogs.  Wally was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and you could always find him cheering on his beloved Eagles, Flyers and Phillies.  He was a member and driver for Sellers Senior Center, Wilmington.

          In addition to his parents, Wally was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Lenore (Loucks) Lines.  He is survived by his children, Robyn C. Pratt (Brian) and Randy C. Lines (Delsie), both of Newark; grandchildren, Aiden Pratt and Joshua Jones; and great grandchildren, Aiden Jones and Maddison Jones.

          A committal service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Wally’s memory to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.

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3 Guestbook messages for Robert W. “Wally” Lines

  • Rest In Peace, Wally. Sorry for your loss, Robyn and family.

  • It was real hard Watching you get sick, but Delsie and I did the best we could. You were my best friend and an awesome dad and you will truly be missed love Randy and Delsie

  • Dear Robin, My prayers for you and your family during this horrible time. May your faith give you the strength needed to get through this ordeal, it takes time but it does get better. God Bless Robin, I sincerely hope you find the strength you need. Hugs