ROCKWOOD - Richard "Dick" L. Weymouth, Sr., 80, of Rockwood and formerly of Winthrop, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 while fishing on Brassua Lake.
Dick was born in Readfield, Maine July 12, 1935 the son of Chester and Violet (Piper) Weymouth. He attended school in Readfield and graduated from Cony High School.
He was a veteran of United States Coast Guard, serving from 1954 to 1958 and was member of Alfred W. Maxwell, Jr. American Legion Post #40 of Winthrop.
On March 15, 1956 Dick married Jean Cloutier and together they raised five children, first living in Jefferson and Dresden before settling in Winthrop in 1972.
Dick was a self-employed carpenter and woodsman for most of his life. After his retirement in 2000, Dick and Jean permanently moved to their camp on Baker Cove in Rockwood where he continued his carpentry work and ran the Rockwood Transfer Station for several years. His passions were deer hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jean in 2003; three children, stillborn daughter Heidi, son Mark, and daughter Diane; brother Chester, Jr. and sisters Edith Knowlton and Mary White.
He is survived by two sons, Rick Weymouth, Jr. and his wife Nancy of Nobleboro, Bruce Weymouth and his wife Rosealie of Monmouth; daughter Debby Weymouth and her companion Mark Pettengill of Wayne; three brothers, Norman Weymouth and his wife Adelaide of West Gardiner, Leland Weymouth and his wife Alice of Gardiner, and Maynard Weymouth and his wife Tina of Lincoln; two sisters, Betty Beckim of Farmingdale and Retha "Ginny" Watson and her husband Don of Industry; five grandchildren, Christopher, Andy, Deidre, Christopher, and Heidi; one great granddaughter, Lydia; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Dick's life will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop. Burial with full military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. Friends and family are invited to a gathering at the Alfred W. Maxwell American Legion Post #40, Winthrop immediately following the burial.
Memorial donations may be made to Rockwood Fire and Rescue, P O Box 358, Rockwood, ME 04478.
Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com