PLYMOUTH — Wesley Coburn Howard Sr., 85, formerly of Pleasant St, Plymouth, died November 10, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, in Meredith.
Born in Hanover, NH on November 14, 1927, he was the son of Maurice and Lillian (Elder) Howard. He grew up in Lebanon and attended Lebanon Schools. Wesley graduated from Kimball Academy, in Meriden, class of 1948. Wesley also attended Nichols College, in Dudley, MA. He has been a resident of Plymouth for over fifty-five years.
Wesley worked for the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) as a sale representative for thirty-three years, retiring in 1986.
Wesley was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish, Saint Matthews Church, in Plymouth. He was also a past member of the Plymouth Lions Club, member of the Durand-Haley American Legion Post #66, also in Plymouth.
Wesley was a US Army veteran and also was a member of the Army football team.
Wesley was predeceased by his wife, Mary Dora (Boucher) Howard, who died in January of 2006, and his sister, Phyllis Conner.
Wesley is survived by his sons, Wesley C. Howard, Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Plymouth, NH, Daniel L. Howard and his wife Elizabeth of Strafford, NH, four grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth, on Thursday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Matthew's Church, School St. Plymouth, on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Leo LeBlanc, pastor, will be the celebrant. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth.
To sign Wesley's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com