We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home
Robin D. Steady, 81 of Northfield passed away at Concord Hospital on Friday, July 30, 2021 with his family by his side.
He was born on February 2, 1940 in Berlin, New Hampshire, the son of M. Forrest and Marion (King) Steady. He was raised and schooled in Berlin, graduating from Berlin High School class of 1958. He graduated from UNH in Durham in 1962. He moved to Northfield in 1965 and in November of 1975, he purchased the Gale Insurance Agency in Tilton, which he owned and operated for over 46 years. Rob was very active and supportive member of the Ducks Unlimited.
He served as a Library Trustee for the Hall Memorial Library in 1972. In 1976, he was elected as a selectman and held that position until approximately 1982. Through the years he further served as a Police Commissioner, Welfare Administrator, chairman of the Community Block Development Grant Advisory Committee and helped acquire the land for the Southwick School. He also served as a member of the Sewer Commission and the Arch Park Commission. Spreading his time to other regional endeavors, he served on the New Hampshire Humane Society Board, the Franklin Savings Bank Board, was a 100 Club director and was part of the Board of Visiting Nurse Association. He loved to spend time at his camp up north with his family and his canine companions.
He was predeceased by his parents, brother Tim F. Steady and sister Mimi S. Ward.
His wife of 46 years, Terry-Anne (Austin) Steady of Northfield
Daughter: Kirby-Lynne Steady of Concord
Sons: Robin F. Steady of Bellingham, Washington
Matt C. Steady and his wife Mary of Northfield
Two Granddaughters: Camden E. Steady of Northfield
Hannah Miller of Concord
Many Nieces and Nephews
Memorial calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, 584 West Main Street, Tilton.
Donations in his memory can be made to the Franklin Animal Shelter PO Box 265, Franklin, New Hampshire 03235.