Robert Owen Corey
Medford - Robert (Bob) Corey, age 75, of Medford, Maine, passed away on December 1, 2019 in Bangor, Maine at Northern Light EMMC. Bob is survived by his daughter, Michelle Riordan of Palm Coast, FL, his son, Andrew Corey of Napavine, WA, and his granddaughters Janice Potvin, Kallee Corey and Joelie Corey. He is predeceased in death by his parents, John and Blanche Corey of East Corinth, ME and his brother Dennis Corey of Charleston, ME.

Bob was born on January 2,1944 in Hodgdon, Maine to parents, John and Blanche (Dyer) Corey. He graduated from Hodgdon High School in 1962. He had his daughter, Michelle, in 1974 followed by his son, Andrew, in 1979.

In the past 50 years he has worked many jobs: heavy equipment operator, truck driver and more. In 1978 he began working at Raytheon in Waltham, MA on radar systems. In 1979 he went back to school for electronics. He worked briefly on telephone switching systems at Western Electric in Andover, MA and returned to Raytheon missile system division in Lowell, MA in 1980. He stayed with Raytheon as a tester / troubleshooter until 1996 when he took an early retirement package.
Bob had his private pilots license and enjoyed flying. He designed and built planes, boats and dirt bikes in his free time. He was also a talented musician and artist.

Bob was a kind but quiet man. He was fun-loving and sprightly and enjoyed his time with his children and brother. He has spent his retirement traveling and seeking out new adventures. He spent 3 years living aboard a sailboat he built and sailing the entire east coast. He spent the majority of his time for the last 15 years living in Honduras, Panama, Colombia, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. He got back to Maine regularly during the warmer months of the year.

No services are scheduled at this time. His children will have a private memorial at a future date.
Published on December 3, 2019

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David H McCormick
Dec 05, 2019
I graduated with Bob[ always Robert in high school] from HHS in 1962, I remember him as a nice, quiet guy with a great sense of humor. We of course lost touch after high school[I live in Wisconsin] but I did see him at our 50th class reunion again . My very deep condolences to his family
Terry Quint
Dec 04, 2019
Bob was in my class at Hodgdon ,he was always fun,I enjoy the time I had with him in High School
Jim Hathorne
Dec 04, 2019
Please know others are thinking of you and your family. My family name is Corey, I had a cousin named Robert Owen Corey. My family roots are very deep in Medford ME. Your Bob and I are about the same age 75. Know we are thinking of you. James COREY Hathorne