OSSIPEE -- Roland Harry Libby, 79, of Water Village, died March 2, 2010, at his home.
He was born in Ossipee, Oct. 11, 1930, to Robert and Helen (Eldridge) Libby.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He worked for Cy Moody as a laborer for several years. After his retirement he worked for the New Hampshire Department of Forest and Lands.
He took great pride and enjoyment serving as a watchman for the Green Mountain Fire Tower for several years. He served as fire warden in Ossipee Corner and as a deputy fire chief of the Ossipee Corner Fire Department. He was an active member of Tuftonboro United Methodist Church.
Family members include his wife of 58 years, Frances "Dee Dee" (Estes) Libby of Water Village; two daughters, Cynthia Morrill of Hutchinson, Kan. and Debbie Bolobanic of Rochester; a son, Alan Libby of Effingham; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, John Libby of Ossipee; and two sisters, Annie Jacobsen of Ossipee and Thurley Litwhiler of Vestil, N.Y.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro. Funeral services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. in Tuftonboro United Methodist Church. The Rev. Murray Nickerson Jr. and the Rev. Bill Hartford will officiate. Burial will be in Water Village Cemetery, Water Village, in the spring.
Memorial donations may be made to Tuftonboro United Methodist Church or Ossipee Corner Fire Department.