Robert William "Bob" Thon III - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Robert William “Bob” Thon III

August 15, 1945 - July 4, 2023

Robert William “Bob” Thon III, age 77, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.

Born in Baltimore, MD on August 15, 1945, he was a son of the late Robert W Thon, Jr and Evelyn (Singleton) Thon.  Bob was the Vice President of Treasury Management Sales at M&T Bank where he retired after many years of service in 2011.  In his spare time he enjoyed golf, bowling, and watching his favorite team, The Yankees, play baseball.  Bob was the cook of the family, everybody loved his cooking.  He will be lovingly remembered as a very social and selfless man, even near to death.  Most of all he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Carole (Myers) Thon; children, Bob Thon, IV (Misti), and Jennifer Lieberman (Justin); grandchildren, Lindi and Caroline Thon, and Brody, Briley, Brady Lieberman and Bryce Lieberman, who is on the way; brother, Richard Thon (Doris); and sister, Susan Thon (C. Peter).

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a reading of the eulogy will be at 2 pm.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to the HealthWell Foundation, PO Box 489, Buckeystown, MD 21717 or by clicking here, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087 or by clicking here, or The Humane Society, 1255 23rd Street NW, Ste 450, Washington, DC 20037 or by clicking here.

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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob and his family. Just found out of Bob’s passing and think of the many great memories we had over the years. I was fortunate enough to work with Bob at Maryland National Bank and First Citizens Bank and always enjoyed his upbeat attitude and always had a smile on his face. My thoughts and prayers go out to Carol and his family and I am grateful to have known Bob. I will miss his upbeat attitude and smile.