CARIBOU - James Roland Estey, 84, went home to be with his Lord June 8, 2015 at Presque Isle. He was born in Fort Fairfield June 18, 1930 the son of the late James and Margaret (O'Neal) Estey. Mr. Estey served with the US Army and on November 2, 1959, he married Faye Grant. He was a member of the New Life Baptist Church and he and his wife owned and operated Mom and Dad's Gift Shop on the Presque Isle Road for many years.
Surviving in addition to his wife of over 56 years, Faye of Presque Isle are one son, James Estey and his companion Sandra Whiting of Pelham, N.H., Two daughters and sons in law Debbie and Wayne Boulier of Presque Isle, and Cindy and Ron Shepard of Tyler, TX., One brother Cecil Estey and one sister Cecelia Driscoll both of Fort Fairfield. Two grandchildren; Meghan and Kaitlyn Estey. Several nieces and nephews. Mr. Estey was predeceased by a brother Vincent and two sisters, Alda Butler and Inez Doughty.
Graveside services will be held 3:00pm Friday June 12, 2015 from the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery with Rev. Joe Mortland, officiating. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Leisure Village, TAMC and Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing for the excellent care and compassion shown to James these past few months. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home 24 Reservoir Street Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com