SOUTH PARIS - Richard Gould, 84, Died August 21, 2014 at the Maine Veterans' Home in South Paris. He was born in Lewiston, February 6, 1930, the son of Raymond E. and Lillian (Wallace) Gould.
Richard "Dick" was educated in Auburn schools, graduating in 1949 from Edward Little High School. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Air Force as a medical technician. He was employed by several companies in California and Maine, as an IBM operator, wiring technician.
Dick lived in Brooklin, Maine for over thirty years, where he worked for several local and summer families, including those of Donald Parson, The Goddard's', and Roxanne Sly. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brooklin, and served as secretary on the Board of Trustees for several years.
He was a man of many passions including: love for his family and country, planes, trains and automobiles, skiing, and Marilyn Monroe. He was quick witted, a talented artist, and blessed with the Gift of Gab and story telling.
He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Edith Bennett; a brother, Robert Gould; his second wife, Jacqueline (Redmond) Andrews; his third wife, Elsie (Carter) Anderson; a granddaughter, Cheyanne (Gurschick) Audet; and great grandchildren, Alexis and Alexander Hackett.
He is survived by 2 sisters, Betty Mason and Ellen Harms of Turner; his former wife and mother of his children, Mae (Holbrook) Sennett; 3 daughters, Beverly Nickerson of Buckfield, Karen Asselin and husband, Roger, of Vero Beach, FL, and Barbara Gould and husband, Alan Kolln of Sumner; a stepson, Thornton (Andy) Andrews of Brooklin; and a stepdaughter, Ellen Eaton of Blue Hill; many grandchildren, Lisa Bennett, Melissa Hackett, Michael Taylor II, Francis Gurschick II, Samuel Gurschick, Alison Wix, Todd Kolln, Matthew Kolln, Mae Desirae Kolln, Todd Eaton, Blake Eaton and Morgan Eaton; several great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11 AM beginning in the Gathering room, at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn.
Donations can be made to www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.
Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.