SALISBURY, Md.- Robert Lee Gladden Sr., a long-time civic leader in Salisbury, died Wednesday, June 27, at his home. He was 80.
Gladden was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War. He was the manager of Shore Distributors, and retired with more than 30 years of service. Memberships included president of Seaford Jaycees, commander of the Centreville American Legion and president of Green Hill Yacht and Country Club.
Gladden was also a past president of the Salisbury City Council, member of the Wicomico County Liquor Board, president of the Wicomico County Election Board, and president and chairman of Crosswinds Board of Directors.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Hubeny Gladden; son, Robert Lee Gladden Jr. and his wife, Karen; daughter, Terri L. East and her husband, Gregory; grandchildren, Lauryn M. (Gladden) Murphy, Melanie B. Gladden, Kennedy Nicole East and Tanner East; great-grandchildren, Jackson Lee Murphy, Brooks W. Murphy and Rilynn M. East; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Linda and Bill Jones and Joy and Greg Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Holloway Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Benita Harris will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD, 21802.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD, 21804. Visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
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