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Robert James Drummond

November 13, 1933 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 83)

Robert James Drummond, Sr. of Littleton, NH passed peacefully on October 31, 2017 with family close by. He was born on November 13, 1933 in St. Johnsbury, VT the eldest child of Addie D. Downing and David H. Drummond. Bob grew up in St. Johnsbury and attended local schools as a child. He graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy, class of 1952. Bob then served in the United States Marine Corps and was later affiliated with many of the local military and service related organizations in VT and NH. Following his military service, Bob married Joyce A. Smith and together they had a family of five children.

For many years Bob specialized in Sewing Machine and Vacuum sales and service. This work was interspersed with employment at The Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH, working in Security and Guest Services.

Among Bob’s interests and hobbies were fishing, stamp collecting, and playing cards. In his later years he enjoyed participating in yard sales, both as a shopper and a seller of recyclable treasures. He also enjoyed trips to the Oxford and Foxwoods casinos.

Bob was predeceased by his former wife Joyce A. Drummond, daughter Sylvia J. Morgan, brothers Paul H. Drummond and David H. Drummond, Jr. and brother-in-law Douglas S. Henderson.

He is survived by his children, Vicki (Steven) Davis of Walden, James (Linda) Drummond of Bethlehem, NH, Kathleen (Jackson) Mitchell of Lyndonville, and Robert (Tania) Drummond of Littleton, NH. He also leaves his beloved sister Mary Henderson of Lyndonville, sisters-in-law Elaine Drummond of MA and Betty Drummond of FL as well as 19 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A private family service is planned with burial at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in St. Johnsbury, Bishop Robert Norris of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be conducting.

Arrangements are provided by Ross Funeral Home, Littleton, NH. In lieu of cards or donations, the family asks that you take every opportunity to ‘hug’ your loved ones and to do something special for them. 

 Service Information

Private Committal

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Mt. Pleasant St.
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

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