Kenneth Theadore Gatcomb, 73, passed away August 11, 2016 in Bangor, surrounded by his family. He was born in Hartford, CT, October 20, 1942, to Austin Harding and Rose Mary (Martin) Gatcomb.
Early on, Ken worked as a car salesman, fished on a shrimp boat in LA., and was a sponge diver in FL., before discovering his true passion for carpentry, to which he dedicated 45 years; owning his own business and working with Larry Smith on the houses at Grindstone Neck. A devoted father and husband of 34 years, Kenneth loved to go cruising through Maine, trying to find that one road he and Marcia had never been down before.
Ken is survived by his wife, Marcia Jo (Harper) Gatcomb; 6 children, Michael Gatcomb and wife Laura, Erick Gatcomb and his wife Heather, Stacey Gatcomb, Becky Gatcomb, Michelle Arrick and Angela Mora and children; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer Sinclair, Desiree Gatcomb, Jakob 'Little Buddy' Gatcomb, and Bela 'Little Bumpkin' Gatcomb; siblings, Pamela Saffell, Gerald Kief, Jr., Marjorie Butler and husband Ernie, David Kief and wife Lyn, Mary Card and husband Malcolm, Kathy Carter and husband Richard ,and Timothy Kief and wife Chris, Paula McFarland and husband James, George Gatcomb, Freida Finch, and Brenda Gatcomb. He was predeceased by his parents; son, Kenneth T. 'Teddy' Gatcomb, Jr.; brother, Dewey; infant sister, Angela.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, August 16, 2016 at the Eastside Baptist Church, Hancock. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Hancock.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com