William "Bill" Alfred Macomber
William "Bill" Alfred Macomber, 81, of Rehoboth, MA passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, November 5, 2021, at his residence. He was the beloved husband of Linda Grace (Liddell) Macomber to whom he was married on October 15, 1982.
Born in Fall River, MA on January 21, 1940, a son of the late Alfred Macomber and the late Gertrude (Gasson) Macomber.
He was raised and educated in Somerset, MA where he was a 1957 graduate of Somerset High School.
Mr. Macomber proudly served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy and served honorably for 4 years prior to his discharge.
He began his career as a police officer with the City of Washington, D.C. police department, where he was often assigned to the Washington Redskins football team, and later served with the Plainville (MA) Police Department for ten years achieving the rank of Sergeant. He retired from the Commonwealth of Massachsuetts having worked at the Walpole State Prison for many years.
Following retirement and moving to Cape Cod, Mr. Macomber worked for Cape Cod Air Grilles, LLC in South Yarmouth, MA for four years.
A resident of Rehoboth, MA for the past 13 years, he previously resided in South Yarmouth and South Attleboro, MA.
He treasured the times spent saltwater fishing; camping, particularly at Horseneck Campground and Myles Standish State Park; weekend road trips especially to Niagara Falls, New York, and New Jersey; and dancing to the music of the 50's and 60's.
In addition to his wife of almost 40 years, he leaves children: Pamela Rosenbloom and her husband, Stuart, of Clearwater, Florida; Scott Rushlow and his wife, Ellen Rushlow, of Dudley, MA and Derek Rushlow of brimfield, MA; his sister: Judith Sweet, twin sister of the late Robert Macomber, and her husband, William Sweet, of Deland, Florida and several extended family members and dear friends.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend Visitation with Veteran's Honors and Correctional Officer Honor Guard on Monday, November 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the "Memorial Chapel" of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, MA.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend the Funeral Service and Celebration of Life Service with Veteran Honors on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in the "Memorial Chapel" of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, MA.
Following services, an invitation will be made to join the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at a location to be announced.
An invitation is extended to join the family for committal services on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 2:15 p.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Military honors will be bestowed in honor of Bill's service to our country.
For those who may wish to make a donation in memory of Bill to the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.
For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleborough. (508) 695-0200