Robert “Bob” Harold Safford • April 24, 2022

Robert H. “Bob” Safford, 90, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

Mr. Safford was born in Detroit, Michigan. He served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Buckley 808. After serving, he attended trade school in Tallahassee, Florida and worked as a machinist in Pensacola for thirty years. He enjoyed building and flying radio control airplanes.

Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Shirley.

He is survived by two children, Michael Safford (Linda) of Niceville, Florida and Teresa Duhaime (Jeff) of Bethany, Connecticut; four grandchildren, Nicholas Safford (Katie) of Auburn, Alabama; April Wilkerson (Shaun) of Cameron, North Carolina; Kristin Duhaime of Chicago, Illinois; and Daniel Duhaime of Boxborough, Massachusetts; three great-grandchildren Carsey Wilkerson, Logan Wilkerson, and June Safford.

Visitation will be at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022 followed with a 10:30 graveside service.

The family wishes to express their heart felt thanks to the staff, nurses, and aides of Superior Residences of Niceville, Florida for their concern and care for him; also to the chaplain, nurses and aides of Vitas Healthcare.

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