BAILEYVILLE - Alton Gary Bohanon, 68, passed away April 7, 2013, unexpectedly at his home. He was born May 6, 1944, in Calais, son of the late Asher Chester Bohanon and Beatrice Leighton Bayliss.
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Jimmy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from June of 1965 until he was honorably discharged in June of 1967, serving over a year and a half overseas. After his return home Jimmy began a business venture with his brother Monte in 1969 with the establishment of Bohanon's Incorporated, an auto repair shop, that's still in business today.
Jimmy was predeceased by his parents. Surviving is his son, Jamie Bohanon; daughters, Jennifer Nott, Nancy Carlow, all of Baileyville and Tina Flack of Washington, D.C.; special son-in-law, Joe Nott of Baileyville; grandchildren, Dustin Bohanon of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Tannis Hawkins and Chandler Nott of Baileyville; brothers and sisters, Monte and Linda Bohanon, Judy and Gene Fenlason, Evelyn Corbett and Barbara Landry, all of Baileyville, Francis Bohanon and companion, Eileen Newnan and Shirley Dwelley, all of Princeton; many nieces and nephews; his special friends from the garage; all his card and breakfast friends; and his two canine buddies, Fenway and Bruin.
A celebration of Jimmy's life will begin 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Spednic Club, 6 Third Ave., Baileyville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jimmy's memory to Baileyville Rec. Department, P.O. Box 370, Baileyville, ME 04694. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Apr. 9, 2013