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Robert R. "Sonny" Priest, Sr.

Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Obituary

BOXBOROUGH: Robert R. (Sonny) Priest, Sr. passed away December 17, 2020 at Life Care in Littleton. He was the son of the late Robert & Grace Priest of Boxboro. He was the brother of the late William and Charles Priest. He leaves his former wife Phyllis Priest of Boxboro, his son Charles Priest Sr., his wife June, and his grandson Charles (CJ) Priest Jr. He was the grandfather of Karla McCool, a Master Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force, her husband Wes, also in the U.S. Air Force, their children Trezden, Ronan and Ryder. He was also the grandfather of Tiffany Hudson, her husband Jeff and their children, Finley, Emily, Silas and Jax. Sonny was the father of the late Robert Jr and Karl Priest.

Sonny attended schools in Boxboro and Acton. He left high school to join the U.S. Army, where he was in the 24th Division. He served in the Korean Conflict where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

Sonny worked for the I.U.O.E. Local #4 Boston. He belonged to the Tahattawan Masonic Lodge in Littleton, MA

Sonny loved his Harley, which he drove for many years.

Public visiting hours are Wednesday, December 23, 2020 from 9:30 - 10:30am at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. The Masonic Ritual, funeral service and graveside service in South Cemetery, Boxboro, are private due to pandemic restrictions.

Those who wish may contact the funeral home for a link to live streaming of the private portions of the funeral home service to be held following the visiting hours at 10:30am on Wednesday, December 23rd.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Sonny's name to Mt. Cavalry Lutheran Church Community Supper, 472 Mass. Avenue, Acton, MA. 01720. The funds will benefit their Wednesday night community suppers.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Acton Funeral Home
    Address
    470 Massachusetts Avenue
    ACTON, MA 01720
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    Notes
    Visiting hours from 9:30-10:30am are open to the public.

    Following visiting hours, the Masonic Ritual, funeral and graveside services are private due to pandemic restrictions. Those who wish may contact the funeral home for an internet link for a live stream of the funeral home portion of the services beginning at 10:30am on Wednesday, December 23rd.


    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Sonny's name to Mt. Cavalry Lutheran Church Community Supper, 472 Mass. Avenue, Acton, MA. 01720. The funds will benefit their Wednesday night community suppers.
  • Interment

    Location
    South Cemetery
    Address
    Burroughs Road
    BOXBOROUGH, MA 01719
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    Notes
    Graveside services with military honors are private due to pandemic restrictions.

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