LACONIA — Robert Lester Hurd, Jr., of Baldwin St., left his earthly body on July 16, 2013, at the young age of 56.
Born on in Laconia, NH on April 27, 1957, he was the son of the late Richard L. Hurd Sr. and Patricia (Sidney) Fogg Chamberlain. Robert was raised in Meredith and spent all but a few years of his life living in the Laconia and Lakes Region area. He spent a short time in Long Beach, CA and always voiced the desire of a future return to the city.
Robert attended the Inter-Lakes School, in Meredith and was an avid employee moving up to become a supervisor at L.W. Packard and Company, in Ashland, NH.
Robert suffered more than his share of physical pain, but mostly handled it stoically by reminding himself that the more bad karma he worked out in his life, the less he would face in the next. He also focused on his good fortune, especially that which brought his wife, Diane, into his life. He often said that he could never have found a more loving and compatible woman. Likewise, his son Robert, daughter Angela, son-in-law Jacob, and grandsons, Bryce, Pacey and Lucas taught him more than they ever will learn from him.
Robert was predeceased by his father, Richard Q. Fogg and his birth father, Robert L. Hurd Sr, both of Meredith.
Left behind to remember Robert are his wife of thirty-six years, Diane M. (Cochran) Hurd, of Laconia, children, Angela Wilson and husband Jacob, of Laconia, Robert Hurd of Holderness, grandchildren, Bryce and Pacey Wilson of Laconia, Lucas Hurd of Center Harbor, mother and step-father, Patricia (Sidney) Chamberlain and husband Walter, of Meredith, brother, David Hurd of Center Harbor, sisters, Ann Kent of Manchester, Beverly Tibbets of Florida, many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Routes #3 and #104, Meredith, on Friday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held in the Meredith Village Cemetery on Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Robert Farrah will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Angela Wilson, 29 Baldwin St. Apt. #2, Laconia, NH. 03246.
To sign Robert's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com