Robert W. Fillmore Sr., retired from National Guard

April 20, 2017

Robert W. Fillmore Sr., 78, of Lewes, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Beebe Healthcare, Lewes. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., Feb. 22, 1939, son of the late Jay and Elizabeth Fillmore.

Mr. Fillmore was a retired member of the Army National Guard and he was a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Angola Beach Estates Homeowners Association.

Mr. Fillmore is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Ann D. Fillmore; his daughters, Roberta Gomez and Carol Fernandez; his sons, Edward M. Fillmore and Robert Fillmore Jr.; his grandchildren: Edison Fernandez, Robert Fillmore III, Cris Fernandez, Sean Fillmore and Ali Gomez; and his brothers, Jay and Harry Fillmore.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, 152 Tulip Drive, Lewes. Burial will follow Mass at Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton.

Friends may call Friday, April 21, at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Please visit Mr. Fillmore's Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guest book at