Ocean City Today

Robert Donald Deickman

Jul 13, 2017
Robert Donald Deickman

(printed 07/14/2017)

Ocean Pines

Robert Donald Deickman, age 83, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his home.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Leslie and Viola Kepper Deickman.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Claire Talbott Deickman, and children, Paige Warrington and her husband, John Paugel, of Berlin, Robert P. Deickman and his wife, Stacy, of Bishopville, and Jeb Deickman of Berlin. There are seven grandchildren, Ryan Warrington, Luke Warrington, Carly Deickman, Chase Deickman, Cole Warrington Asa Deickman and Kendra Deickman, and one great-grandson, Wesley Warrington.

Also surviving is a brother, Leslie Deickman of Baltimore and sisters, Mildred Dreier of Kingsville, Jean Grace and her husband, Charles, of Kingsville and Dorothy Engler of Glen Burnie, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Deickman was a member of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Korean War. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Baltimore. He had been a district manager with Magic Chef Appliances, and later retiring from the U.S. Post Office where he worked as a postal carrier. Lastly, he worked as a carrier for Atlantic General Hospital.

He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ocean City, Marine Corps League, First State Detachment, captain of the Color Guard, the Sinepuxent American Legion Post #166, Berlin/Ocean City Optimist, Oriental Masonic Lodge #158 A.F. and A.M. in Cockeysville, Maryland, a member of the VFW Post #8296 in Ocean City, NRA, and the Ocean Pines Boat Club.

He was an avid fisherman and golfer, and supporter of Toys for Tots and a community volunteer. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who dearly loved his family.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ocean City. Rev. Greg Knepp officiated.

A donation may be made in his memory to: the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060-9979; Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Rd. Suite D, Timonium, Maryland 21093, or Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, Virginia 22172.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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