Edward W. Webb, 73, of Hull, passed away on May 5, 2023 in West Roxbury VA after a long illness. He lived in Hull with the love of his life Cheryl for 32 years.
Graduated from Hull High School and enlisted in the Marine Corps serving with distinction in Okinawa during the Vietnam War. He returned home and became a certified commercial diver and then starting his own company working on projects all over the US. Local projects in Boston included repairing the Queen Elizabeth II when she was docked in Boston Harbor. Ed also participated expeditions for locating and recovery of historical sunken vessels in South America and the Caribbean.
Ed was truly a renaissance man. His main passion was his unique finished carpentry work. He also loved to cook, bake, and working on any type of automobile. He felt most comfortable working and enjoyed time spent on his boat. He also liked spending time in Maine with his friends that he had formed during his many business ventures.
During his illness, he still managed to finish projects he was passionate about and never complained. Always willing to help anyone in need. He also loved to reconnect with any friends or classmates, especially at his class reunions. He also had a very big heart when it came to animals from dogs to macaws to rabbits of all kinds.
Ed will be missed and lovingly remembered by his best friend and partner Cheryl and his pet rabbits in Hull. He is survived by his Sisters June, Irene, and Fay of Florida, and brother Foster of Cape Cod. He was the son of the late Foster and Alda Webb and was pre deceased by his brother Wayne. Ed leaves behind many other extended family members and friends.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday June 9th from 1-4pm at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel 21 Pond Street, Hingham. There will be a graveside service on Saturday June 10th at 10am at Hull Village Cemetery. A celebration of life to follow at the Local 02045 restaurant “A” Street Hull from 11am-3pm
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