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Sumner Linwood “Lindy” Small, Jr., age 91, passed away on February 8, 2018 at Plymouth Crossings Assisted Living in Plymouth, MA. He was the beloved husband of Shirley Anne (Haire) Small. Loving father of the late Richard Charles Small, Steven Small and his wife Mary Ellen of Bourne, Julie Cavanaugh of Bourne and Nancy Hughes of Plymouth. He was the brother of Evangeline Lewis of Athol, Stuart Small and his wife Susan of Bourne and David Small and his wife Jane of Plymouth. He was the cherished grandfather of Fawn Ferro, Eric Smith, Charlie Small, Brad Hughes, Andrew Cavanaugh, Jeff Small, and Mitchell Hughes. He was the great grandfather of Evan, Jolie, Julianna, and Garrett. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed. Sumner was born on June 4, 1926 in Barnstable, MA to Sumner Linwood Small Sr. and Frances (Manter) Small. He was a graduate of Bourne High School and immediately upon graduation served in the United States Navy during World War II. Upon his discharge from the war he joined the United States Army National Guard. Sumner went on to work for the Federal Aviation Agency as a Radar Technician, while constantly furthering his education in his field. During the 1960’s Sumner and his brother Stuart co-owned Small Television Repair in Cedarville. He was past Worshipful Master of the Plymouth Lodge of the Masons, a member of the VFW Post 1822. He was an avid Red Sox fan, enjoyed gardening, tinkering on computers and he was the proud builder of the home that he shared with his wife and children. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events. A period of visitation will take place on Sunday, from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Davis and Cremation Funeral home - 619 State Rd., Plymouth (Manomet), MA. A funeral service will take place on Monday at 10AM in the Chiltonville Congregational Church - 6 River St., Plymouth, MA. Burial will take place immediately following the service at the Oakland Grove Cemetery in Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sumner’s name can made to: Office of Development, Shriners Hospitals for Children - 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607

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