Robert L. Ducksworth, Sr.
of Lunenburg; 76
LUNENBURG -- Robert L. Ducksworth, Sr., 76, of Lunenburg died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Leominster Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Summerland, Mississippi on September 12, 1937, a son of the late Grady and Ruby (Keys) Ducksworth. As a boy, he worked on his family's farm and later graduated from Jones County Training School in Mississippi in 1956. After high school he worked as a Masonite in Laurel, MS. He also drove a school bus for several years and was a self employed auto mechanic. Robert retired from Clear Shield Plastic Co. as a foreman. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
He enjoyed swimming, deep sea fishing, and race tracks. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
He leaves his wife of 56 years, Jessie (Crosby) Ducksworth of Lunenburg; children, Robert L. Ducksworth, Jr. of Lunenburg, Deborah Bulloch and husband Daniel of Leominster, Jacqueline Cole and husband Norman of Fitchburg, Shirley Simpson and husband Kenneth of North Carolina; siblings, Bobby Ducksworth of IL, William Ducksworth of NJ, Marvin Ducksworth of CA, and Jennifer Graves of MS; twelve grandchildren, one he raised as a son; seven great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
DUCKSWORTH -- A funeral service will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:00 Noon. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be from 6-8 PM on Thursday, June 12, in the funeral home.
Brandon Funeral Home
305 Wanoosnoc Road Fitchburg, MA 01420
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on June 10, 2014