June 20th, 2019


James W. Townsend

February 19, 1942 – December 28, 2018

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Obituaries » James W. Townsend

James W. Townsend, 76, died on December 28, 2018. Jim was born February 19, 1942, in Hanover, NH, the son of Dwight Townsend and Doris Waldo. Jim was a lifelong resident of Randolph. He married his wife, Barbara (Dumas), in 1960. Jim had worked as a concrete truck driver for many years. Later, he owned and operated Ferriter Oil Co. for 25 years. Jim was an animal lover; he enjoyed feeding the birds. He loved camping, hunting, snowmobiling and water skiing. Jim was a longtime member of the White River Valley Snow-goers and the NRA. Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara; daughters of the heart, Cindy Legacy and husband Alan, of Randolph, Deb Button and fiancé Roy Fifield, of Bethel; brothers David Townsend, of Bethel, Rudy Townsend and wife Brenda, of Williamstown, Dwight “Gary” Townsend, of Nashua, NH; brother-in-law, Arnold Dumas; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the heart; and nephews and nieces.

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