Charles W. Stickney

>Charles W. Stickney, 88, resident of Amherst, NH died on June 10, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Milford, NH on October 7, 1927, a son of Earl H. and Ina M. (Duncan) Stickney. He made his home in Am­herst for the past 75 years.

Mr. Stickney had been employed as a lineman for New England Telephone Company for 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and loved his Bel­gian horses.

He was a U.S. Navy vet­eran having served during the Korean War.

Mr. Stickney was prede­ceased by his wife, Edith (Bartlett) Stickney, who died in 2006 and a son, James Stickney.

Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Maxine Stickney of Wilton, NH; a daughter and son-in-law, Chris­tine and James Johnson of Greenville, NH; eight grandchildren, Justin Stickney, Lacey Stickney, Kathryn Stickney, Jeremi­ah Crosby, Angel Gaskins, Benjamin Crosby, Batiste Crosby and Elias Johnson; six great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Memorial visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, June 29th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A graveside ser­vice with military honors will be held on Thursday, June 30th at 10:00 a.m. in Riverside Cemetery, 454 Nashua Street, Milford. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or of­fer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald. com.