Obituary: Robert Dow

Robert Dow

May 26, 1923 - November 10, 2017

Robert A. Dow, age 94, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Morton Hospital in Taunton. He was the son of the late Arthur and Bertha (Hunt) Dow.

Bob was born in Chicago on May 26, 1923. He proudly served his country in WWII in the United States Coast Guard. He was employed at the former Foxboro Company for forty years. Bob was a volunteer for the Reach One Teach One program.  He served as Deacon, Sunday School teacher and Youth Leader at the First Baptist Church in Foxborough.

Loving brother in law of Miriam Dow of Raynham, uncle of Linda Fetters of VA, Sharon Tompkins of KS, Deborah Wolfsberg of Seekonk, Judith Stanford of Attleboro and brother of the late Paul Dow.

Funeral Information

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visitation from 10 AM to 11 AM on Tuesday, November 14 at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 11 AM at the funeral home.  Interment to follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Foxborough. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To light a special candle in Bob’s memory please visit the funeral home web site at

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Grace Chapel, 115 Mechanic Street, Foxborough, MA 02035.