NORTHWOOD - Robert L. "Rocky" Magoon Sr., 74, a resident of Northwood for more than 50 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
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Born in Lincoln, Rocky was the son of Merlin and Dorothy (Burbank) Magoon.
At 19 he joined the U.S. Air Force and served until 1963. After his discharge, Rocky worked as a truck driver for Agway in Epsom and R. Bailey and Co. in Northwood. He spent 15 years with the state of New Hampshrie, Department of Transportation, working out of 604 Shed in Northwood until his retirement in 2001.
He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Members of his family include his wife of 34 years, Glennys (Cass) Magoon of Northwood; four children, Robert Magoon Jr., and wife, Tracy of Pittsfield, Leslie Magoon and wife, Carol of Penacook, Tammy Merrill and husband, Brian of Epsom, and James Magoon and fiancée, Denise Boyd of Epsom; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five siblings, John Ingalls and wife, Priscilla of North Woodstock, Kenneth Magoon and wife, Mary Lou of Hill, Bliss Magoon and wife, Claire of Parsonsfield, Maine, Marcus Magoon of Pittsfield, and Coral Nieder of Concord; and nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Friends and family are invited to gather on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home, 1217 Suncook Valley Highway in Epsom. A special time of remembrance and sharing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Urn burial with military honors will be Monday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. at the Nw Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
Memorial donations may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Family and friends may sign an online guestbook by visiting stilloaks.com.
Published in Union Leader on Feb. 7, 2013