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Milton, Robert L.D., Sr.

Robert Lee Delano Milton, Sr., of West Roxbury, passed away on May 5, at the age of 87. Born in Boston, he was the son of John L. and Helen E. (Hart) Milton. He was a veteran of the United State Army, and proudly served in the Korean War as a radio operator until his discharge in 1953 at the rank of Corporal. Robert was an avid horseshoe player and loved working in his garden. He enjoyed many fishing trips and vacations to the White Mountains along with weekends at Indian Ranch to enjoy country music. Spending time with his family whenever possible was a priority for him. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose for 50 years and also belonged to the VFW Jacob Jones Post 2017and the American Legion Post 18 of Dedham. Robert was the beloved husband of Christine J. (Sullivan), and the loving father of Robert Milton, Jr. and his wife Karen of Attleboro, Daniel Milton and his wife Guida of Hudson, Cynthia Fusco and her husband Joseph of Worcester, Holly Ann Knustgraichen and her husband Arthur of Blackstone, Susan Brissette and her husband John of Windham, NH, Crystal Silva and her husband Tony of Dedham. Stepfather of Stephen Cote, John Cote, Kevin Cote, James Cote, and Elaine Tellini, Andrea Grutchfield and her Fiancé Christopher of Texas, Robert Grutchfield of West Roxbury, and Ryan Grutchfield and his wife Maria of Attleboro. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren along with his sister Barbara Clausen of CT. Robert was predeceased by his brothers; Buddy, John and Arthur Milton. Due to the current restrictions, visiting hours, funeral services and interment will be held at a future date. Please check back for updates.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Daniel Milton
    May 7th, 2020 | 2:00 pm

    I love you dad! Thank you for everything!!

  2. Hollyanne Knust Graichen
    May 7th, 2020 | 2:38 pm

    You will be missed so much father! I love you more!!!!

  3. May 7th, 2020 | 6:15 pm

    I miss you and all the good times we had, especially Indian Ranch.

  4. May 7th, 2020 | 6:17 pm

    Uncle Bob you were always the uncle I was closest to. I’ve been missing you and will miss you more than ever. I love you uncle bob.

  5. Kevin Cote
    May 7th, 2020 | 7:28 pm

    Love You Bob. Be Happy Throw those “Golden Shoes”

  6. Robert milton
    May 10th, 2020 | 8:04 am

    I love u dad and dont know what i will do without you can rest in peace.will see u again.

  7. Robert milton jr
    May 10th, 2020 | 8:08 am

    I love u dad dont know what i will do without seeing in peace and see you again.

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