Published DatePLYMOUTH — Arthur Ellsworth Avery, 79 of Beech Hill Road, died June 7, 2013, at Veterans Hospital, in White River Junction, VT. after a period of failing health.
Born in Plymouth, NH on September 8, 1933, he was the son of Arthur Perley and Sadie Margaret (Avery) Avery. He grew up in Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth Elementary School and Plymouth High School, class of 1952. He also attended Plymouth Teachers College, now Plymouth State University, for two years. Arthur was a life-long resident of Plymouth.
Arthur worked at many different jobs over the years such as; a truck driver for Farina and Sons, TBC Machinery, and Sears. He also worked as a postal employee at the Laconia Post Office and at True Value Hardware.
Arthur was a member of the Plymouth Congregational Church, the Chrysler Sebring Group. He enjoyed attending the All Chrysler National in Carlisle, PA in July. He had many interest such as hiking, camping, traveling, reading, trucks, and dogs.
Arthur was a US Army veteran and served with the combat engineering group at Fort Benning, GA.
Arthur is predeceased by his sister, Mary Greenwood, brother-in-law Pete Greenwood, baby brother, Charles Eugene, and nephew, Ronald Greenwood.
Arthur is survived by his sisters, Margaret Avery, Alice Avery, both of Plymouth, nephew, Andrew Greenwood and his wife Mary, grandnieces, Lorie Greenwood, Julie Greenwood, grandnephew, Kyle Greenwood, cousins, his army buddy, Frank Bartko and his wife Marilyn of Bogota, NJ.
A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth on Tuesday, June 11, at 11am. The Rev. Al Mather will officiate. The Mayhew Funeral Homes, and Crematorium, in Plymouth and Meredith, are in charge of the arrangements.
To sign Arthur's Book of memories, go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com