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James V. Isherwood
May 24, 1938 ~ October 18, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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LINCOLN- James V. Isherwood, 85, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn A. (Connors) Isherwood. They were married for 63 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Howard Isherwood and Gertrude (Molyneaux) Duxbury. Mr. Isherwood had lived in Lincoln for the past 62 years. He served in the United States Marine Corps and received his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Economics from Bryant University. He worked as a general manager for Sayles Finishing and Mandeville Signs and as a professor at CCRI in the business program before his retirement. He was a member of Mount Moriah Lodge No. 08, the Palestine Shrine, Lincoln Country Club and Lincoln Housing Authority. He also previously served as the Commissioner for the Lime Rock Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepfather, Thomas Duxbury.
Besides his wife, Marilyn, he is survived by two children, Sandra L. Marquis and her husband Stephen B. of Rehoboth, MA and James T. Isherwood and his wife Donna M. of Cumberland; three grandchildren, James T. Isherwood of NH, David R. Isherwood of North Providence and Brianna M. Isherwood of LA; and one brothers, David Isherwood of CT.
His funeral service will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023 at 11AM at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Rd., Lincoln. Burial with military honors will follow at The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday from 9AM until the start of the service hour. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to Shriners Children’s Hospital (www.lovetotherescue.org) would be appreciated.