Services planned for Robert “Bobby” Walls

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Services planned for Robert “Bobby” Walls

Robert B. “Bobby” ¬†Walls, 75, of Milford, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bobby was born in Milford, DE, the son of the late James L. and Mildred (Megee) Walls. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Following his military service, Bobby went to work for UPS as a delivery man and shop steward for 30 years before retiring in 2006. He was a member of ¬†Avenue United Methodist Church and the Teamsters Union. As a competitive athlete, Bobby relished the joy of playing on a team. He also coached many teams for Milford Little League and Senior League, coached Pop-Warner Football, and volunteered his time to support athletics in the Milford School District. Bobby was also a devout Notre Dame sports fan and loved to dance. He also cherished his role as ¬†“Pop” to his grandchildren, and was first and foremost devoted to his family. In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by two sisters Jeanette Reale and Toni Diogo.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years Elaine (Bunting) Walls; his children Yvette Dennehy and her husband Brad and grandsons Liam and Keegan Dennehy; Keith Walls and his wife Linzy and granddaughter Isla Walls; and son Kevin Walls and his partner Joanna Inman; two brothers Bill Walls and Jim Walls; sister Molly Kirby, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life for Bobby will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford where friends may visit with the family from 11 Р12 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Milford Little League, P.O. Box 404, Milford, DE  19963 or to the Milford High School Football Program,1019 North Walnut St., Milford, DE 19963. Arr. by Lofland Funeral Home, Milford. Letters of condolence may be shared with the family at www.loflandandmcknatt.com.

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