Robert E. Parkhurst

  • Born: July 23, 1949
  • Died: March 18, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert E. Parkhurst, 69, of Manchester died March 18, 2019 after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Stoneham, MA on July 23, 1949, he was the son of Charles and Barbara (Brooks) Parkhurst. He graduated from Winnacunnet High School in Hampton. After graduation, he served in the US Navy.
Prior to retirement, he had been employed by the City of Manchester for 23 years. He also had worked for the IBEW electricians' union at both local #719 and #490.
Robert will be remembered as a man who was a master of all trades. There was nothing he couldn't fix and enjoyed working on cars. His dream car was a 1956 Chevy. He loved travelling and spending time with his wife at their summer house in Wells, ME. Above all else, he will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and friend who will be greatly missed.
Family members include his wife of 48 years, Diane (Wilson) Parkhurst of Manchester; his two daughters, Stacy Parkhurst of Manchester, Lindsay Boley and husband Isreal of Manchester; two grandchildren, Alexa and Tristan Boley; one brother, Charles Parkhurst of FL; brothers-in-law, Robert (Ace) Wilson and wife Louise, David Wihby and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Colleen Grady; a special nephew, Christopher Grady; several nephews, nieces and cousins. He also leaves his beloved dog, Billie.
A prayer service was held on Friday, March 22, 2019 in the chapel at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, Manchester.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Animal Rescue League of NH, 545 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110.
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