Robert J. "Bob" Almond

Robert J. Almond "Bob"

Robert J. Almond "Bob", 70, died December 19, 2012 of complications associated with Parkinson's disease. He was at home with family and friends.

A Texas native, Bob graduated from Texas Tech University. He retired from the DuPont Company after 35 years in technology management within the Electronics Division. Later, he became Director of R&D at MacDermid Graphic Arts, headquartered in Waterbury, CT.

Bob was a talented wood craftsman, a skilled ballroom dancer, and a WWII buff. Above all, he was a devoted husband and father.

Bob is survived by his wife of 47 years, Tommie Allen Almond; daughters, Aundrea and Alyssa Almond; grandson, Devin Wallace; brother, William H. Almond; and many dear friends.

The family invites friends to a celebration of Bob's life on Saturday, January 12, at 11 am at Wilmington Friends School, 101 School Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 (Follow signs to Lower School Campus.) To honor Bob, donations may be made to Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults (LVSA), PO Box 2083, Wilmington, DE 19899. To express an online condolence, visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Published in The News Journal on Jan. 6, 2013