ENFIELD - Douglas "Doug" Steeves, 88, passed away at home Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. Doug was born Nov. 3, 1924, the son of Walter and Villa (Warren) Steeves.
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Doug graduated from Mattanawcook Academy in 1942. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 as a sharpshooter and served with the European Theater in World War II. He spent time in California prior to returning to Lincoln in 1952.
Doug married Betty Cole in 1955. Together they spent many years owning businesses, raising children, spending time with grandchildren, selling real estate, and working for Lincoln Pulp & Paper. Doug was also a member of the Horeb Lodge No. 93.
Doug is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty (Cole) Steeves of Enfield; and daughters, Judy Steeves and David Adams of Bucksport, Candy and Kenny Bayliss of Zepyhrhills, Fla., and Cindy and Rob Rossignol of Holden. Also granddaughter, Kimberly and Virgil Rideout of Holden; grandsons, Mike Mulholland of Eddington, and Kyle and Erin Johnson of Hermon; and great-grandsons, Jacob Preston, Kyle and Kaleb Johnson. Also survived by a sister, Lois and David Stuart of Yarmouth; several nieces and nephews; a special nephew, Bob Enochs of Lincoln; and sister-in-law, Gloria Ogden of Lincoln.
He was predeceased by siblings, Warren Steeves, Louise Prue, Jerome Steeves, Eleanor Enochs and Ray Steeves.
Memorial service to be held at Lincoln Cemetery. Date to be announced.
A special thanks to the staff of CHCS Hospice Services and Jill Bouchard RN.
Published in BDN Maine on Sept. 4, 2013