Robert Bayldon Sherwood

04/28/2014 10:53 AM |

Robert Bayldon Sherwood passed away peacefully at the age of 72 on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. 

He was born Jan. 20, 1942, in Hamilton, N.Y. to Roland S. and Elizabeth L. Sherwood and lived on Shelter Island before moving to Mattituck where he graduated from high school in 1961. After high school he went on to graduate from Plattsburgh State University.

Bob lived in Manhattan for many years, holding several different jobs before beginning a 30-year tenure at Davis, Polk and Wardwell. He retired from there on disability, and eventually moved to The Lake Shore adult residence in Ronkonkoma.

Bob loved spending time with family, and enjoyed talking about politics, history, religion and cars.

He was predeceased by his brother, Roland S. Sherwood Jr.; and a nephew, Donald L. Sherwood Jr and is  survived by his brother and sister-in-law Donald and Diane Sherwood of Southampton; a sister-in-law Eleanor S. Lemoine of Lake Charles, La;  four nieces and nephews; and three great-grandnieces and nephews.

Arrangements were handled by Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A graveside service was held at the Sherwood family plot in Southampton Cemetery.