Robert “Bob” W. Baird III

June 11, 1948 - June 8, 2022
candle-small flame
RT Foard Light a candle Light a candle
Light a Candle
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Friday 7/8, 2:00 pm

Robert “Bob” W. Baird III was welcomed at the Pearly Gates with a resounding “OORAH! Semper fi and job well-done” on June 8, 2022. Born on June 11, 1948 to Edith Shannon and Robert W. Baird, Jr. in Springfield, West Virginia, Bob chose to follow the path of love, kindness, gentleness, and generosity in hisContinue Reading

Sandra L Cross left a message on June 26, 2022:
Only knew Bob for a brief time as we are new to Fountainview , but he offered his friendship right away . One of those people you could just sense he was a nice guy. Know he will be greatly missed by his family and friends, our thoughts and prayers are will them all. Bill & Sandy Cross
Jean Roeth left a message on June 20, 2022:
Dear Kathy, I am shocked to hear of Bob's passing. I used to bowl with him on Tuesdays. The last time I spoke to him, he was his usually funny self and spoke warmly about his family when I asked about you. I send my deepest sympathies. Jeannie Roeth
Felice and Tom Stang left a message on June 20, 2022:
Cathy, Emily, Sarah and Grant--we are sending our heartfelt condolences to the all. Bob will be missed. He was a great neighbor and a well respected man. We are here for you if you need anything. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
John M left a message on June 19, 2022:
To the Baird family I am sorry for your loss. Bob was a good man. I worked with Bob in the early 1990's and was having issues at a remote site. Bob came to visit and straightened it out and straightened me out at the same time. I use his advice to this day.
Mary Elizabeth Shannon Croft left a message on June 18, 2022:
Dear Cathy, Emily and Sarah, I was so saddened to hear of Bob's passing. He was a wonderful man. He and Jerry were so close even though we all lived miles apart. Jerry loved Bob and always spoke about him with love. He often shared memories of their childhood together and would chuckle at some of the things they did growing up. I was truly touched that you mentioned Jerry in the obituary. Thank you! Bob was so much support and comfort for me when Jerry passed away. He would call and check on me and I knew I could call him when I needed a listening ear. I will pray for your peace and comfort in Bob's and your dad's passing. I'm sure he and Jerry are having a good time with their sense of humor keeping everyone up there laughing and rolling their eyes. Love and prayers for you all. Mary Elizabeth Shannon Croft
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Lee, Sharon, Ali Lund left a message on June 18, 2022:
Our memory of Bob is his devout loyalty to his military service as a Marine. When a person walked into Bob's office there were Marine medals, posters, memories surrounding you. The Marine motto "Semper Fedelis" (Always Faithful") truly is a motto Bob took seriously and lived by. With love and sympathy to Cathy, Sarah, Emilly, and Grant.
James Lowe left a message on June 17, 2022:
Bob was a wonderfully humorous, kind, and generous guy. A dedicated family man who loved his wife and daughters, as well as a loyal patriot and veteran who proudly served and sacrificed for his country. He will be remembered for his high standards which we all can admire. I salute you, Marine.
Jane G left a message on June 17, 2022:
Dear Cathy and family So sorry for your loss. I’m thinking of you in a very difficult time. Know that he will be greatly missed by all of you. J
Mary Davis left a message on June 16, 2022:
Bob was a good friend and a wonderful neighbor. He helped everyone, including me, with countless projects that made life easier. I will miss his jokes and his attitude. He was a fine man and his chair will never be filled. Mary
Mike Graney left a message on June 15, 2022:
I am sorry to hear about your loss. I would have expressed my sympathy in person, but I will be out of town on July 8th. I will keep all of you in my prayers. Bob and I worked together.
Rita left a message on June 15, 2022:
Opportunities to spend time with you were always a treat, and your giant stature appropriately held your gentle heart. For each joke, each history lesson, and each word of wisdom, I sincerely thank you. Allowing me into your space was a gift and I will miss you! Rest well, handsome.
Debbie and Charlie Jones left a message on June 15, 2022:
We’ve known Bob and Cathy for over 45 years. At their wedding I was 8 1/2 weeks pregnant with my son Mac III. Bob stayed with us for a few days before the wedding. He helped us with our foster daughter (soon to be daughter) because I was so slow. Bob changed her diapers, fed her and cooed at her every morning. Little did he know he would have two baby girls to coo over himself. Bob was such a loving, honorable, sweet, respectable, big dude.
Claudia ,Jean Lacroix and the Dollard family clan left a message on June 15, 2022:
Cathy, Emily, Sarah and Grant, your family members from Quebec share your grief, we are sending you all our prayers and love in this very difficult time you are going through. We so enjoyed our moments together, Bob was funny, witty and unforgettable. A good man who will be greatly missed by all who had the chance to meet and appreciate him. We will never forget him. Sending you all our love and strength and know you are always in our hearts. Love Claudia, Jean and family
Jenny& Paul Wright left a message on June 14, 2022:
Cathy & Family, So sorry to hear about Bob.My heart goes out to all of you.He was such a good and kind man.We are going to miss him.He is now with the Lord breathing on his own and pain free.God bless you Bob Baird! Love, Jenny & Paul Wright
Beth and Ronnie Lowe left a message on June 14, 2022:
Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you during this time of loss. Bob was an amazing, awesome man. May God comfort you during this time. Love you all, Beth and Ronnie
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
Show More