Robert L. “Bob” Milford Obituary, Death
Bob Milford of Dallas passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He was 82. Born to the late Robert J. Milford and Iola Richards Milford on Feb. 27, 1939, he grew up in Wilkes-Barre. He graduated from E.L. Meyers High School, Class of 1956, and attended King’s College. Bob worked as a salesman until retiring in 2003. He played electric bass guitar for local bands in the late 1950s, making a record with a band called the Monarchs. Bob liked listening to 1950s and 1960s music. He also loved doing woodworking, especially projects with his brother.
Bob and his late wife, Emma Kozicki Milford, were Dalmatian dog breeders, having multiple North American champions at dog shows. Besides Wilkes-Barre, he also resided for some years in Dunellen, N.J., Mountain Top then finally in Dallas. Besides his parents and wife, he was also predeceased by a son, Scott Milford; and a granddaughter, Shannon Krejdovski.
Bob is survived by his brother, Paul Milford; sister, Harriet Burden Macguire; daughter, Debbie Milford and her companion, Allen Gromel; daughter, Dawn Milford Dixon and her fiancé, Michael Golden; son, Rob Milford; and stepson, Kevin Kozicki and wife, Michelle; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and his first wife, Margaret Mido Milford.
All services will be privately held by his family.
Forever in our hearts!