Robert D. Zickefoose
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Robert D. Zickefoose, 81 went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Bob was born in Buchannon, West Virginia.
Bob is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary. The pride and joy of his life were his daughter, Debbie and son, Robert, Jr. (Bonnie); his three grandchildren, Clint Senior, Brooke Matthes and Eli Zickefoose; and his four great grandchildren, Logan, Lily, Lia and Jonah. He has one surviving sister, Loretta Wolf of Atlanta, Georgia.
Bob attended Ogletown Baptist Church. He was a proud Korean War Veteran, having received a Purple Heart and other citations. Bob retired from Delmarva Power (formerly Delmarva Power and Light Company) after 41 years of dedicated service.
Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Monday, June 24 from 6:00 - 8:00PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30AM, followed by interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Korean War Veterans Association, Captain Paul N. Dill Chapter 2, 10 LaSalle Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 or Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.
To offer condolences, visit
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal from June 21 to June 22, 2013