"There's an open gate at the end of the road
Through which each must go alone, and there
is a light we cannot see, our Father claims his own
Beyond that gate, our loved one finds happiness
And rest, and there is comfort in the thought that
A loving God knows best.”
Robert H. “Bobby” Maddox, Jr., son of the late Robert H. Maddox, Sr. and Sophia Soil Maddox was born and grew up in Somerset County where he attend school. He was the eldest of five children.
During his early years he held various jobs and also being the oldest helped care for his sisters while his parents worked. He was affiliated with Waters Chapel in Kingston and Friendship United Methodist Church in Wetipquin.
He later married Rosalee Hull and moved to Wetipquin, Maryland where he remained for 42 years. They were blessed with two sons. He was employed for over 28 years at Coldwater and Nanticoke Seafood.
Bobby, as most knew him was a loving and hardworking husband and father, and will be solely missed by family and friends, but, will always hold a special place in our hearts. His pleasant smile and willingness to help will always be remembered. His favorite scripture was Psalms: 91 and the hymn was “Your grace and mercy”.
Besides his mother, he leaves to mourn: his wife, Rosalee; two sons, Dwayne R. and His wife Naomi, Eugene H., and his son Eugene, Jr.; one daughter, Felecia Games and her husband, Edwin; four sister, Frances Williams of Massachusetts, Virginia and Catherine of Crisfield, Maryland and Carolyn of Portsmouth, Virginia; four uncles, Detroit, Elton Maddox, Sr. Garfield Borden, and William “Bill” Soil; one aunt, Ruth Sterling; one sister-in-law, Lois Martin; four brothers-in-law, James R. Hull, Lenzie Williams, Samuel Evans and Arnold Pines; also grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.