Edmund Lockwood Stoddard Jr., of Tewksbury, formerly of Littleton, passed away on January 25, 2021. He was 90 years of age. Edmund was born in New Haven, CT on June 1, 1930, a son to the late Edmund and Ann (Schlegel) Stoddard. He retired after 35 years from Raytheon, where he was a technical writer and editor and became a data systems manager when computers were first entering the workforce. He was a life long circus aficionado and spent many happy years photographing circuses when they were still under canvas and traveling to photograph circus wagons and circus parades. Edmund is survived by his first wife, Libbie D Stoddard and their children; Hilary, Rachel and Audrey and their families, including 9 grandchildren and one great grandchild. He is predeceased by his second wife; Barbara Beal Stoddard. He is survived by her children; Donald, Richard, Joseph, and Marylou and their families. He is also predeceased by his third wife; Patricia Muse Stoddard. He is survived by her son, Kenneth and his family as well as her daughter, Jill and her family. A graveside service with military honors in Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton will be held at a later date when all can gather to honor and remember Edmund without boundaries. Arrangements under the care of Badger Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, Littleton. To share a memory or offer a condolence please visit: www.badgerfuneral.com
Published by Eagle-Independent from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4, 2021.