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Lung Cancer
Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer
Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer

Robert Warren Mockard Sr., a retired president and owner of a local moving firm, died of lung cancer Monday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Sparks resident was 85. Born in Parkville, he was the son of Ellsworth Elmer Mockard Jr. and Anna Hofmann Mockard. He was a 1947 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and ran on its cross country team. As a young man, he was an instrument mechanic at the Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point. He also served in the Army. Mr. Mockard earned a business and finance degree at the University of Baltimore at night. During the day, he worked for his father-in-law, Carl F. Weber, at Weber Moving and Storage Co., a family-owned business on Harford Road. ...