PALMYRA - Miles Carmichael, Sr., 64, died August 2, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. He was born July 5, 1952, in Hartland, a son of Harold and Glenna (Richardson) Carmichael.
He graduated from Nokomis Regional High, Class of 1971 and served in the U. S. Army.
He was a long haul trucker for many years. Miles loved to hunt, fish, play the guitar and harmonica, and sing. He was a member of the Penobscot Long Rifles and loved to ride his motorcycle.
He is survived by 2 sons, Miles, Jr. and wife, April, and Christopher Skinner, all of St. Albans; 4 brothers, Lewis and wife, Helen of Palmyra, Ira and wife, Debbie, and Gary, all of St. Albans, Edwin of Elberta, Alabama; 4 sisters, Ora Larrabee of Dover-Foxcroft, Bethel and husband, Robert Kirk of Madison, Indiana, Brenda Bailey and Teresa Carmichael, both of St. Albans; 6 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his significant other, Rita Casey of Palmyra.
Miles was predeceased by his daughter, Deanna Carmichael; and 3 brothers, Walter, Everett and Joseph.
A celebration of life will be held starting at noon, Saturday, August 13th, at the home of Lewis and Helen, 159 Weeks Road, Palmyra.
Cremation arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.
Donations may be made in his memory to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com