Robert C. Gould Sr, 1930 - 2016

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Robert C. Gould Sr, of Albany Township, peacefully passed away at the age of 85 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Wakefield, RI, on December 21, 1930, he was the son of Frederick & Dorothy Gould. He attended school in Peacedale, RI. He was employed at the Peacedale Mill and then went to work for the University of Rhode Island for 17 years. He then moved to Albany Township, where he raised game birds until he retired. On September 20, 1952, he married the love of his life, Janet Elizabeth Andrews. They spent 63 wonderful years together. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed being outdoors and working in his tool shed. He was a great story teller who loved singing and playing the guitar to his wife and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Janet Elizabeth Gould of Albany Township and their six children, JoAnne and Denny Corey of North Kingstown, RI, Rita Mathias and Colin Wing of Livingston, TX, Robin Adams and the late Mark Sterns of Albany Township, Sharon and Alfred Leighton of Gilead, Clay and Judy Gould of Bethel, Nancy and Jodie Sabins of Albany Township. He is also survived by his grandchildren whom he adored: Dianne, Jason, Jennifer, Cathy, Eric, Kelly, Jessica, Michael, Krystle, Kyle, Maranda, Jonathan, Ashley, Mitchell, 27 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Dorothy Gould; his brothers, Bill and George Gould; two nephews, Rick and Steve Gould; and a great-grandson Riley Marble. 

Funeral Notice

GOULD, Robert, 85, of Albany Township, died at home on March 12, 2016. Services will be private. Donations may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice. 

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