Kenneth Charles “Skinny” Gould

Newport, N.H. — Kenneth Charles “Skinny” Gould, 87, of Cornish Turnpike Road, passed away at the New London Hospital Thursday evening, June 12, 2014, following a long period of declining health.

Kenneth was born in Newport, March 3, 1927, son to the late Earl and Blanch (Farwell) Gould. He was raised and educated in town and has remained a lifelong resident. He started working as a logger at an early age and continued logging throughout his life. On June 26, 1954, he married the former June H. (Russell) and have shared 60 years together.

Ken is also survived by his six children: Steven K. Gould of Croydon, Thomas C. and his wife Karen, of Newport, Russell A. and his wife, Lisa, of Claremont, Brenda R. Soucy and her husband, Steve, of Ariz., Julie G. Charles and her husband, Wesley, of Springfield, N.H., Ann Marie Miller of Texas; a brother: Donald Gould of Newport; four sisters: Marjorie Wilcox of Lempster, Hazel King and her husband, John, of Newport, Gertrude Lewis of Newport, Jane O’Clair also of Newport; 13 grandchildren: Jamie, Brady, Jenny, Kris, Tara, Alicia, Sara, Brent, Jeremiah, Amelia, Shoshawna, Samantha, Jackson; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter: Jodi Lynn Gould and a son-in-law: Randy Miller.

A Graveside Service will be held at the North Newport Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday on June 18, 2014, Rev. Brent Charles officiating. There will be no Calling Hours.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Sullivan County Nutrition Program, PO Box 387, Newport, NH 03773

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