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Robert Truxton Poffenberger, Sr.

Obituary for Robert Truxton Poffenberger, Sr.

September 12, 1934 - December 21, 2019
Elkton, Maryland | Age 85


Robert Truxton Poffenberger, Sr., age 85, of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on September 12, 1934 to the late David deClifford Poffenberger and Belinda Wright (Boyce) Poffenberger.

Robert often talked about growing up in Newark and was a long time member of the Elkton Church of God. He worked for Chrysler for many years before his retirement in 1996, as well as having spent a number of years driving an ambulance for Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder. Robert enjoyed dancing, walking and attending various functions at the Elkton Senior Center. His most cherished time was spent with his family.

Robert is survived by his son, Robert Poffenberger, Jr. and his wife, Tina of Elkton, MD; five grandchildren: Robert Daugherty of Bear, DE, Crystal Amos of Frederick, MD, Abigail Poffenberger, Robert Poffenberger III and Elizabeth Poffenberger all of Elkton, MD; three siblings: Virginia Bussey and her husband, Brian of Kinnelon, NJ, David Poffenberger and his wife, Debbie of Middletown, DE and Wright Poffenberger and his wife, Mary Lou of Bethany Beach, DE as well as many extended family members.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Theo Faye Poffenberger and daughter, Julie Marie Moore.

A celebration of Robert's life will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may begin visiting at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at Gilpin Manor Memorial Park.

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259 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
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