Robert B. Dayhoff, a lifelong resident of Dickerson, Maryland passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013.|
Born on October 16, 1939 at home in Dickerson, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Virginia (Tabler) Dayhoff. He was the son-in-law of the late Sophie and Clyde Stunkle of Tuscarora.
Mr. Dayhoff graduated from Poolesville High School. He enjoyed farming but mostly drove a truck. He retired from Southern States Motor Transportation Section after 21 years. After retirement he was known as the "volunteer farmer" on the family farm.
He was a member of the Tuscarora Gun Club and a long time Dallas Cowboy fan.
Mr. Dayhoff is survived by his wife Ludy (Stunkle) Dayhoff; sisters Margaret (Peggy) Johnson and husband Arthur; Nancy Baker and husband Paul, all of Dickerson, and a sister-in- law Sally Summers of Tuscarora, Maryland. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Bobby Johnson (Godson), Kathy Zimmerman, Lisa Thrash, Ray Baker, Rob Baker, Brad Baker, Paula Shultz as well as by great nieces and nephews.
He will be remembered by a very devoted niece Joan Twigg and her husband Dave of Tuscorora.
Mr. Dayhoff will be greatly missed by his cherished extended family Deborah Sander and son Christopher of Frederick.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 515 S. Market St., Frederick. For those wishing to attend, please meet at the FSK chapel at 10:45 am.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, or Hospice of Frederick County, PO Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799.
The family will receive friends for lunch following the service at the Baker Farm, 22919 Dickerson Road, Dickerson, MD 20842.
Arrangements are by the Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, Frederick. Those wishing to visit the online memorial may do so by going to www.keeney basford.com.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Mar. 19, 2013