- Herman W. Carman, Jr., 91, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016, surrounded by his family and their love at his home. He was born in Washburn, the son of Herman and Elizabeth (Lizzie) (Russell) Carman, Sr.
Herman was an U.S. Army Combat Medic during WWII's Pacific Theatre, serving in the 1st Cavalry, where he earned a Bronze Star for his heroism. He was not only a hero on the battlefield but he was also a hero in his children's and grandchildren's eyes.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Linwood and Judy Carman of Versailles, MO, Rita Giddings of Saco, Nancy Gildert of Wade, Connie and Roger Gagnon of Washburn, Sally and Keith Benoit of Pawleys Island, SC, Lottie and JR Doody of Wade, Allison and Greg Page of Wade, 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. He will also be missed by two sisters in law, Winnie Pate and her husband Jimmy, and Eunice Carman, a brother in law, Dale Whitten, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Herman was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Della Carman, 11 brothers and sisters, and two sons in law, Harvey Giddings Jr. and Steven Gildert.
Friends and family may call on Tuesday, November 1st 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. at Duncan Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church Street, Presque Isle, where a Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Interment at Crouseville Cemetary following services with military honors. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at