BANGOR AND PRESQUE ISLE - Dana Richard Roix, 89, died June 29, 2014 in Bangor. He was born Nov. 10, 1924 in Presque Isle, the son of Forest E. and Myrtle O. (Lockhart) Roix.
Dana graduated from Presque Isle High School. He served as an aviator in the US Navy during WWII. He worked for Nabisco for 35 years as a salesman.
He is survived by his son, Michael Roix and wife, Kerry, granddaughter, Christy (Roix) Daggett and husband, Jon, grandson, Jeffry Roix and sisters, Shirley (Roix) Hood and husband, Chuck and Gloria (Roix) Calhaun and husband, Charles and Darline (Roix) McKenna; great-grandchildren, Caroline Von Semkov and Carter and Julie Daggett. Dana was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis (Murchison) Roix.
A memorial service will be held, 1 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 52 Second St., Presque Isle, with Reverend Kevin Kinsey officiating. A reception will follow at Presque Isle Inn & Convention Center. Private interment will be at Fairmont Cemetery, Presque Isle. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dana's memory may be made to Friends of Acadia, PO Box 725, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 or Baxter State Park, C/O Mary Ellen Bell, 64 Balsam Drive, Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mt. Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com