Robert “Bob” W. Markland

January 9, 1940 - May 27, 2019

Robert William Markland, 79, known as “Bob” and a resident of Fort Myers, FL and Cape Coral, FL for the past 20 years, formerly of Baltimore, MD, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born January 9, 1940 in Baltimore, MD to William and Rosalie Markland, now deceased.

Bob was of the Catholic faith. Bob worked at ACME Supermarkets for over 30 years and retired in Florida. He loved taking his son Chris and daughter, Diane to the Eastern Shore to crab and fish. Bob loved baseball, especially those Orioles and the Tampa Rays. Bob and Chris attended the Miami Marlins World Series, which went into overtime for 13 exciting innings in which the Marlins won! Bob loved to get in his car and travel to see his family in Maryland and the East coast of Florida. Bob was a kind, gentle man who loved all his children. Dad you will be missed and we love you.

He is survived by three loving children, Chris Markland, Chris’s wife, Kathryn of West Palm Beach, FL, Grant Markland of MD, and Crystal Markland of PA; one brother, Richard Markland, wife, (Dottie) of TX; four grandchildren; as well as two great grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by two daughters, Diane Markland and Linda Markland.

No formal services will be held.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert William Markland are suggested to: Pitch In for Baseball: https://pifb.org/lp/donate-money/

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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