Robert "Bob" J. Dilley, age 69, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008 at his home.Born in Oakhill, W.Va, he was a son of the late Ira and Jane Woodrum Dilley.

Bob was a 1957 graduate of Kennett High School. He was a longtime gardener for Long-wood Gardens in Kennett Square. He was a member of the Italian American Club in Kennett, enjoyed golfing, hunting and was a diehard Phillies Fan.

Survivors include one son, Joseph Dilley and his wife Connie of Kennett Square; one daughter, Barbara Bramble and her husband Gary of Wilmington, Del.; four sisters, Pat Kowall of Kennett Square, Carol Eggers of New London, Katherine Sydenstricker of Toughkenamon, and Betty Cunningham of Hockessin, Del.; two brothers, Fred Dilley of Ohio, and James Dilley; five grandchildren, Joe, Matt and Allison Dilley, Dana O'Neill and Tiffany Thomas; three great grandchildren, Chase O'Neill, Gabriel Wilson and Lily Albright. He was predeceased by one brother Cecil, and two sisters, Elizabeth Wyatt and Lillian Miller, and one grand daughter Adrianne Dilley.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. Interment will be in Longwood Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the KAU Little League, PMB 472, 837 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348. To send an online condolence, please visit www.griecofuneralhomes.com.

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