Gould, Robert

Written by David Green.

Robert Gould, 87, of Addison, Mich., died Feb. 28, 2010, at the Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin, Ohio.

He was born April 18, 1922, in Sand Creek, Mich., the son of Henry and Hazel (Hallett) Gould. On May 1, 1942, in Newport, Ky., he married Doris Lucile Blood.  She preceded him in death April 29, 2008.

Robert lived in the Weston, Mich., area most all of his life.  He was a designing and drafting engineer, working for Kewaunee International in Adrian.  He moved with Kewaunee to Lockhart, Texas, from where he retired after 35 years of service.  Robert was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy from June 1944 through January 1946.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce (and James) Sampson of British Columbia, Canada, and Linda (and Dave) White of Dublin, Ohio; one son, Hal Robert Gould of Pinckney, Mich.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Donna (and Dick) DeMeritt of New Mexico.

Besides his wife, Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Marilyn “Sis” Shelters; and a brother, Hal Gould.

Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kidney Foundation.

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