Robert (Bob) L. Atkins, 73, of Lyman died on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough, ME, with his loving family by his side. He was born March 13, 1945, in Natick MA, a son of Donald and Louise (Todd) Atkins. He attended New Preparatory School, and was a 1967 graduate of Nathaniel Hawthorn College.
On September 14, 2001, he married Priscilla Juneau- Fecteau at St Joseph church.
Bob was a retired teacher with the Manchester School System. He owned and operated Leslie Construction, ran a maple sugar shack and was active with town politics in Windsor, NH. Bob was also an active member of the planning board and conservation committee in Lyman.
Bob was a jack of all trades. He enjoyed repairing and driving Jeeps. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Bob was also an avid camper and loved to explore the U.S. in his RV with his wife, Priscilla, and their dog, Dottie. Bob was well known for his sense of humor, his love of his pets, his love of his family and John Deere toys.
Bob was predeceased by his first wife, Edith Baines Atkins, in 1999.
Bob is survived by:
His wife, Priscilla Atkins of Lyman
Son: Shawn Atkins and his wife Kathy of Washington, NH
Daughter: Courtney Lunn and her husband Paul of Spring Hill, FL
Step-Sons: Leo Juneau and his wife Michelle of Kinston Spring, TN
Robert Juneau and his wife Melissa of Syracuse, NY
Step –Daughter: Linda Muessig and her husband John of Lee, NH
His Sister: Donna Schell of Warren, MA
3 grandchildren and 11 step-grandchildren
4 step great-grandchildren
In lieu of flowers those wishing may make a donation in Bob’s honor to Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00a.m. on Thursday, April 12th, at St Phillip’s Church in Lyman. Reception will follow mass at Most Holy Trinity Church, 271Main St in Saco, ME. Burial will be in Washington, NH, at the convenience of the family. The date has not been set. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Donations may be made to:
Gosnell Memorial Hospice
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough ME 04074