BATH — Robert W. Washburn Jr., 73, passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side, on Friday, Feb. 9, at Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath.

He was born in Brunswick on Nov. 30, 1944, a son of the late Robert Sr. and Nolia (White) Washburn. Robert was educated in the Brunswick School Systems and lived the majority of his life near his family in the Durham area.

He went on to join the Maine Army National Guard, where he honorably served for 20 years before retiring. Bob worked most of his life at Eastland Shoe in Freeport, and later worked for Mobil in Bath, ultimately retiring in 2010.

Bob was family oriented, supporting his children in their endeavors. He enjoyed outdoor activities including, camping, hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle.

Robert is survived by his three sons, Robert W. III, Andrew J., and Steven H.; his daughter, Amanda N.; his four brothers, James, William, Linwood and David; his sister, Marjorie “Marge;” his three grandchildren, Jessica, Zachary and John; his great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and his sister, June.

Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Robert’s online guestbook at

Robert W. Washburn Jr.

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