Robert C. Efford, 83 of North East, MD, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017.
Born in Baltimore, MD, on December 30, 1933, he was the son of the late Harry Milton Efford and Lillian Mae (Reneker) Efford Twitchell. He was the husband of Joan Elizabeth Efford who passed August 17, 1994.
Bob was a retired Maryland State Trooper. After his retirement, he went back to his love of the water and became a boat captain. He then went into sales at Jackson Marina, transferring to McDaniel’s Yacht Basin where he worked for over 20 years. While at McDaniel’s Bob saw a need and started his own business, Dockside Marine Insurance.
He was a member of the North East River Yacht Club, North East Club where he served as Treasurer for many years, North East Chamber of Commerce, Upper Bay Marine Trade Association and the Fraternal Order of Police. Bob was also a member of the Masons at Harmony Lodge #53, Port Deposit, MD and the Boumi Shriners, Baltimore, MD, where he was a Jester of the Royal Order of Jesters, Crescent Court #64.
Survivors include his sister: Georgianna M. Bruno of Riverview, FL; nephew: Tab Harman of Yukon, OK; niece: Denise Bell of St. Pete Beach, FL; great niece: Samantha Bylicki of Lakeland, FL; and many very close friends.
Funeral service, conducted by Frank C. McFadden will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 am at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, where visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
Interment will follow services in St. Mary Anne's Cemetery, North East, MD, where Bob will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife.