Groton - Richard Leroy Pomroy of Groton, passed away on Feb. 21, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 18, 1936, in Sullivan, Maine. He worked at Thames River Tube in Ashaway, R.I., for many years. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, country music, NASCAR, and walks at Bluff Point.
He is survived by his son, Richard D. Pomroy Sr., and wife, Joy; daughters, Cherrie Leighton and husband, Randy, Lori Coates and husband, Allen; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Kenneth, and twin, Robert; also four sisters, Connie, Kathie, Mary, Lorna; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Everett and Gordon and his wife, Ruth.
Special thanks to Billy and Bobby who were always by his side, many other close friends, and his beloved Sheltie, Migo.
Family and friends will be notified of services.
Published in The Day on Feb. 25, 2013