Robert A. Stover went to be with the Lord May 18, 2021. Bob died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 8, 1937 in Boothbay Harbor.

He was a graduate of Waldoboro High School.

Bob retired from Bath Iron Works after 32 years as a ship fitter and safety instructor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waldoboro and former deacon. During his time with the church, he was also an original member of the Family of God singers.

Bob had many hobbies over the years. He was a master craftsman and artist, as well as a wonderful guitar player. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Later in his life, Bob enjoyed camping.

Bob was predeceased by his parents Walter J. Stover and Marion I. (Waltz) Toms; wives Wilma G. (Freeman) Stover and Joan (Esancy) Stover and sister Yvonne Gallagher.

He is survived by six children Michael A. Stover and companion Nancy Moody, Marie A. Gifford and husband Mark Gifford, Lionel W. Stover, Robin L. Jenkins and husband Robert P. Jenkins Jr., April D. Murphy and husband Karl S. Murphy and Karla J. Vannah and husband Thomas R. Vannah; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by sister Marilyn Erickson and two brothers Walter Stover and Donald Toms, and a dear friend and companion Judy Brann.

The family will hold a private funeral for Robert.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.