IPSWICH — Robert G. Lumb, 35, of Ipswich, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Nicole (Hoy) Lumb, with whom he shared three years of marriage.
Born in Lawrence on Aug. 24, 1976, he was the son of Debra (Turpel) and Skip Salkins of Jefferson, N.H. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1994. He wore #53 as a member of the DHS football team that he captained his senior year.
Bob served honorably in the United States Navy for nearly 10 years during which time he served overseas. For the last five years, he had been employed by BeaconMedaes.
An avid outdoorsman, Bob enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with family and friends, and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived his children, Amber Lumb and Sipu Paul, both of North Conway, N.H.; a sister, Lisa Lavoie and her husband Dennis of Peabody, his grandparents, Robert and Norma Turpel of Dalton, N.H.; three nieces, Mikalah York and Taylor and Kiley Lavoie; his mother-in-law, Margie Hoy of Ipswich; his sister-in-law, Jennifer Davies and her husband Sam of Ipswich; and a loving extended family.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in Calvary Episcopal Church, corner of Cherry and Holten Streets, Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. www.LyonsFuneral.com.