KENDUSKEAG - John I. Hibbard Sr., 71, a resident of Kenduskeag, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015, at his home. He was born on October 15, 1943, in North Conway, New Hampshire, the son of Clarence Wilmont Hibbard and Priscilla (Hobbs) Hibbard.
He attended school in Bridgton and later joined the U.S. Army and served during Vietnam. On May 1, 1982, in Leeds, he married Sylvia E. Bachelder. John worked for many years for H.E. Sargent on road construction as a flagger. He was a former member of the VFW in Lewiston. He enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and working on model cars.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sylvia Hibbard of Kenduskeag; his son, John Hibbard Jr. of Lewiston; his sister, Charlotte Wentworth of Bridgton; stepson, Walter Donnell Jr. of Greene; stepdaughter, Elisa Daley and her husband, Rusty, of Dixfield; and his granddaughter, Caitlin Daley. He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Alpheas Hibbard Sr.
Funeral services with full military honors will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. before the funeral. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon, Augusta, Maine. Messages of condolence can be sent to the family at www.finleyfuneralhome.com.