Maryland leaders mourn the loss of Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, who passed away on July 26.
Bob Culver, Wicomico County Executive and MACo Board Member, lost his battle with liver cancer on July 26.
Mr. Culver was a lifelong Marylander, who was raised on a farm in Salisbury and attended Wicomico County schools. He graduated from Salisbury University, having studied economics and business, and had a successful career in real estate sales, construction, and land development, as well as being a local restaurant owner.
Mr. Culver joined the Wicomico County Council in 2010, later being elected to County Executive in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. He had served on MACo’s Legislative Committee since 2012 and joined the MACo Board of Directors in 2019, assisting to lead the Association’s legislative, administrative, and strategic plans.
A post from Mr. Culver’s official Facebook page said he “passed peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family this morning. Well known for his spirit and tenacity, he had fought a courageous battle for several months.”
MACo joins many Maryland leaders in mourning the loss of Bob Culver, dedicated public servant and friend.
Deeply saddened by the passing of my friend Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, a lifelong Marylander who fought a tremendous battle against liver cancer. The First Lady and I ask that you join us in keeping Bob’s family and loved ones in your prayers. pic.twitter.com/9tpMmp3uvQ
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) July 26, 2020
Very saddened to learn of the passing of Wicomico Co. Executive Bob Culver. Bob was a true son of Maryland’s Eastern Shore & a dedicated public servant. My wife & I join all Marylanders in praying for his family & loved ones during this difficult time. https://t.co/1XrRcSKM9J
— Boyd Rutherford (@BoydKRutherford) July 26, 2020
I am deeply saddened by the passing of Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver. Bob served his community with honor and integrity and he helped make Wicomico County a better and more welcoming home to all. My prayers are with his family, friends and community.
— Steve Hershey (@SenatorHershey) July 26, 2020