Robert L. Howard, 86, of Wilton, NH, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2023. He was born on February 19, 1937, in Island Falls, Maine, the son of Joseph and Anna (Givens) Howard. He graduated with Honors from Island Falls High School, playing basketball for the elks while also working for Paul Crabtree Accounting. He was a longtime employee of Continental Telephone Company and in later years retiring from Wilton Telephone Company.
Bob loved his family, especially his grandchildren and was loved in return by all who had occasion to be blessed by him. Bob was a car enthusiast and passed that love on to his sons and grandsons.
He is survived by his sons Edwin and Eric and their mother Erlene; grandchildren, Margaret, Caleb, Jacy and Jacob; his great-grandchildren, Abbie Jane, Austyn, Lilah, Lavender, Lucyette, Lincoln, Gisselle, Lenox, Aniyah, and Jaywin, all of NH. He is also survived by his brother Steven Howard and sisters Joan Porter, Dorothy Rand and Mary Harris.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Philip, sisters Judy Prunty and Joyce Merry and his beloved grandson Luke Howard.
The family sends our special thanks to the staff and nurses at Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living Facility in Milford, NH.