Richard's Story

HOLDEN - Richard D. Bissell, Sr. died August 30 2015 of cancer at his home in Holden. He was born in Bangor Jan. 4, 1934 the son of LaVerne and Virgina (Day) Bissell.

Richard served his country during the Korean War with the Marines and Air Force receiving many decorations. He was a Professional Truck driver with Hemmingway, Nissen Baking Co. and had his own overnight express Co. until he retired.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Louise (Adams) Bissell of Holden, Three sons Mark of Holden, Richard Jr. and his wife Kristina of Holden, and Jared of Brewer. One daughter Janet Kitchen of Holden. Three grandchildren Mark Jr., Jillian Kitchen, and Jasmin Bissell. many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by three sisters LaVern, Gloria, and Gina. One brother Robert.

Graveside services will be held Thursday 11:00 am at the Harts Corner Cemetery Holden.
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