Robert H. “Bob” Landefeld, Jr., age 77, of Ocean City, Maryland, formerly of Timonium and Cockeysville, Maryland, passed away on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland, with his loving wife by his side.
Bob was born in Baltimore, on May 19, 1942, son of the late Robert H. and Margaret Landefeld.
He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard.
Bob also was a graduate of Townson University. He retired as engineer with Lucent Technologies in 2001 with over 30 years of service.
Bob was a member of the Elks Lodge #2645 in Ocean City, Maryland, and also the American Legion Post #116 in Ocean City.
He was a true history buff and enjoyed traveling and visiting historical battlefields. Bob also enjoyed his retirement by spending time with family and friends.
He loved being near the water. Bob loved to read and always had a book in his hand.
He also enjoyed taking fishing trips and watching sports, with football, baseball, soccer and lacrosse being his favorites.
Bob will be remembered for his warm and caring personality along with his knowledge on almost any imaginable subject.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Christine (Tsottles) Landefeld; two brothers-in-law, James Tsouvalos and his wife, Karen, and Nick Tsottles and his wife, Nancy; and two sisters-in-law, Leni Tsottles and Constance Tsouvalos; four nephews, Gregory Tsouvalos, Marcus Tsouvalos, Daniel Tsottles and Adam Tsottles and his wife, Irina, and their three children, Caroline, Nick and Nadia; and a niece, Natalie Tsottles.
A prayer service was held on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the Ocean View, Chapel of Melson Funeral Services in Ocean View, Delaware. Interment was private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Bob’s name to the Town Cats of Ocean City, P.O. Box 1405, Ocean Pines, Maryland 21811; Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 27, Ocean City, Maryland 21840; or the Wounded Warrior Project by visiting www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices. com.