MOULTONBOROUGH — David W. Lively, 76, a long-time resident of Moultonborough, passed away November 28, 2012 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a battle with cancer.
Born in Holbrook, MA, on July 26, 1936, he was the son of William and Maxine (Weeks) Lively. David was raised in Holbrook and graduated from the Weymouth Vocational Technical School, Class of '55. Upon graduating high school he enlisted with the MA National Guard and served in the Medical Co. 101st Infantry Regiment until 1956 when he enlisted with the US Navy. David graduated from the US Naval Construction School, in Port Hueneme, CA; he then served in the CB's (Construction Battalion), in Okinawa, Japan, the Philippines, and Adak, Alaska until 1959 when he was honorably discharged with the rank of E5.
David moved to Moultonborough in 1960 and worked in the area for many years as a home builder. He ran the cabinet shop at the Prescott and Gerrity Lumber Company, in Meredith, and was the co-owner of Mountain View Millwork, in Moultonborough, until starting his own cabinet shop The Sawdust Bin in 1991.
David married his wife Glenda C. (Gillooly), (a native of Moultonborough) and daughter of the late Leila Gillooly and her stepfather the late George Gillooly, of Moultonborough in 1962.
David was predeceased by his beloved wife of 49 years, Glenda in June of 2011, and daughter Jennifer Ann, in February of 1986 at age 18.
He is survived by his daughter, Sheryl Lively and her husband Brian M. Morgan, of Moultonborough, son Glenn Lively and wife Kelli, also of Moultonborough; grandchildren, Greg, Allyson, and Jennifer Lively, all of Moultonborough; two brothers, Harland Lively, of Norfolk, VA, Arthur Lively, of Bristol, NH and sister, Perne Lively, of Moultonborough. Both David and Glenda are also survived by numerous loving relatives in Moultonborough and the surrounding communities and throughout the US and Canada.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David's memory to any local charity.
Calling hours will be held on December 28, 2012 from 1:00 pm through 4:00 pm at their home on 99 Blake Rd., Moultonborough.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth have assisted the family. For David's Book of Memories please visit: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com