Kevin Hume Kearney, 49, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. He was born on August 3, 1966 in Presque Isle, the son of James Kearney and Sue (Pierce) Dearborn.
He was employed for 30 years at Huber Engineered Woods, where he held many positions, being eventually promoted to procurement manager. He was a member of Mars Hill Snowmobile Club. He had many hobbies from collecting and shining vintage snowmobiles, minibikes, tractors, lawnmowers and cars. He was also an avid racer of dirt bikes and snowmobiles and shared that love of racing with his nephew Caleb Jewett. One of the loves of his life was skiing at Bigrock Ski Area, a family business that he took great pride in. He was also a great drum player.
Kevin is survived by his long time companion and best friend, Janelle Cote and their son Seth Cote, a sister; Janice Jewett and her husband Bev, a brother; Travis Kearney and his wife Michele, a sister; Marina Brakeman and her husband Shane, a brother in law; Shawn Cote and his wife Kim, one niece; Samantha Kearney and four nephews; Caleb Jewett and his friend Erin Sullivan, Luke Kearney and Austin and Blake Brakeman and one great nephew; Oliver Jewett.
He was predeceased by his grandparents; Marie and Wendell Pierce and James and Louise Kearney.
Friends and family may call 12 noon, July 18, 2016 at Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill where funeral services will be held at 2 pm with Pastor Lawrence Beals, officiating. Interment will be held at Kings Grove Cemetery, Mars Hill following the service. A reception will be held at Wendell Pierce residence in Blaine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Town of Mars Hill for town beautification, PO Box 449, Mars Hill, ME 04758. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.