Henry H. Maxham

Pomfret, Vt. — Henry H. Maxham, 89, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

Henry was born on March 26, 1924, in Pomfret, the son of Arthur and Edna (Baker) Maxham.

He received his education in South Pomfret and on Oct. 25, 1944, he married Martha Bailey who pre deceased him in 1994. Henry operated the family farm until he retired. He was a licensed live stock dealer his entire life. He was a member of the Teago Grange serving as Gate Keeper and Steward, a member of the North Pomfret Congregational Church, the Pomfret Snowmobile Club, the New England Ox Teamsters Association, and the Bradford Creamery serving as vice president and director, and the Cabot Creamery serving as a director.

Henry was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed camping, horseshoes, hunting, playing cards, and attended the Fryeburg Fair for many years

Henry is survived by his two sons, Bruce, of Bridgewater and Jonathan, of Pomfret, his daughter, Jane, of Woodstock; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. He is predeceased by two sisters, Eulalia Lamson and Ada Meers; companions, Elizabeth Kinne and Doris R. Bowen.

Those wishing may make donations may be made to the Rochester Fire Department or David’s House.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m. in the Burns Cemetery in Pomfret.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt.