Richard's Story

BREWER AND MILLINOCKET - Left his family and friends to dance with the angels free of pain and worry on March 19, 2016.

Richard was born June 2, 1941 to Marlon and Alta Blakely. He attended and graduated from Bangor High School in 1960, then entered into the Army serving our country from 1961 to 1964. After the service he worked in the electrical supply field until retiring.

Richard was predeceased by his father, Marlon; a step-father, Robert (Bob); and his birth mother, Alta.

He is survived by a very special lady and equal half, Betty Smart; his daughter, Angela and her husband, Peter of Brewer; a son, Jay and his special lady, Nadja of Milbridge; grandchildren, Michael, Carolan, Ashton and Cameron.

He leaves behind a very special brother and his family, Alan and Brenda; nephews, Chris and Josh. Also a lady that was his other "Mom", Leah. He also leaves behind a special best friend of 60+ years, Richard Tuck and his wife, Lorraine.

A celebration of life to be held on April 16, 2016 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Elks Lodge on the Odlin Road, Bangor. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the EMMC Diabetes Center, 885 Union St, Ste 235, Bangor, ME 04401.
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