Robert ‘Bob’ R. Radcliff Sr., Acme retiree

November 23, 2021

Robert “Bob” R. Radcliff Sr., 81, of Millsboro, formerly of Downingtown, Pa., passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.

Bob was born in Elizabeth, N.J., Jan. 23, 1940, son of the late Dennis R. Radcliff and the late Lena J. (Bushell) Radcliff.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.  

Bob retired as a produce manager from Acme Markets after 42 years of service.  He was a member of American Legion Post 28, Indian River Yacht Club and the Long Neck CHEER Center.  Bob enjoyed fishing, gardening, swimming and the beach.  He will be remembered for his love of family and his outgoing personality.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Dale and Donnie Radcliff; and a sister, Barbara Radcliff.  He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Doris O. (George) Radcliff; three children, Robert Radcliff Jr. and his wife Katherine of Elkton, Md., Michelle Castelli-Guyer and her husband Brent of Lewes, and David Radcliff and his wife Karen of Millsboro; three stepchildren, Wendi Malevich of Virginia, Scott Carman and his wife Barbara of Cape May, N.J., and Terri VanArtsdalen and her husband Harold of Cape May Court House, N.J.; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Rosemary Jones and her husband Warren of Lewes. 

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends and family may call after 1 p.m.  Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.

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