Richard I. Webb Jr.
St. George — Richard I. Webb, Jr., 86, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Cushing Homestead following a long illness.
Born in Thomaston, March 22, 1927, he was the son of Richard I. Sr. and Elizabeth Newbert Webb. He was educated in Thomaston and Syracuse, N.Y. schools.
Dick worked as an arc welder 10 years with the Carrier Corporation in New York, before returning to this area in 1959. He worked at various metal fabrication jobs, including Snows Ship Yard, Rockland Marine Corporation, 40 Fathoms Seafood, Fisher Engineering, Newbert and Wallace Boat Builders in Thomaston, and Lash Brothers Boat Yard in Friendship. More recently, and until retiring due to illness, Dick provided metal fabrication for many people from a shop at his home and at Monhegan Island.
He was particularly fond of his constant companions, "Billy Goat," "Jamie" and "Snoopy."
Dick is survived by his wife, Mary L. Watts Webb of Tenants Harbor.
Spring interment will be at North Parish Cemetery, Wileys Corner, St. George.
To share a memory or condolence with Dick’s family, please visit his Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.