Robert E. Bacon, Sr., 82, of North Dighton, passed away on February 3, 2014.
He was the beloved husband of Maureen (Rhodes) Bacon, they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in December of 2013.
Mr. Bacon was born in Pawtucket, a son of the late James and Sybil (Potter) Bacon. Before retirement, Robert was employed with Bliss Brothers Dairy for many years. After retirement from Bliss Brothers, he was then employed with Manheim Auto Auction for several years. Robert also served his country with the Air Force, and later retiring with the National Guard.
He was a active member with First Baptist Church of Dighton, he was on the property committee and also a Sunday school teacher. Robert was a loving and caring person who loved time spent with his family.
Besides his loving wife, he leaves his children, Robert Bacon, Jr. of SC, Laura Chappell and Sharon Bacon both of North Dighton, brother of Alan Bacon, Donald Bacon both of AZ, (Brother) Edward Bacon of NY and Sybil Bacon of ME. Grandfather of 3. He was also the brother of the late Charles Bacon and Patricia Michalenka.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 11 am, in First Baptist Church of Dighton, 438 Main St., Dighton. Interment with military honors will follow in Dighton Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, in Somerset.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Dighton.