BLUE HILL - Ronald A. Howard, 81, died on Tuesday August 18, 2015 with his loving family by his side at a Bangor Nursing Facility. Ronald was born on November 25, 1933 the son of Julian and Clarice (Gardiner) Howard.
He was an avid hunter. He worked for the Blue Hill fair and was also in the horse pulls. He had his own blueberry fields and in his younger years did farming. He is a life long member of the Blue Hill Odd Fellows Halycon Grange North Blue Hill. He also enjoyed bowling.
Ronald is survived by his children Ellen Howard and significant other Ed Stover, Scott Howard and wife Auline, Tammy Brady and significant other Jerry Farnham. Grandchildren; Dawn Wilbur, Bambi Cerini and husband Greg, Amie Bowden and husband Jamie, Michelle Brady and significant other Jeff Shorey, Rebecca Brady, Abigail Brady and significant other Justin Littlefield and Ashley Howard; great grandchildren; Jaycob, Hunter, Kimberly, Paige, Peyton, Katie and Tony, one sister Jean McIntyre and family; Ronald had one cousin John Gardiner and hunting buddies Bob and Rick. He was predeceased by his parents, one brother Charles, one sister Gertrude and one brother-in-law Wilbur McIntyre.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00pm Tuesday August 25, 2015 at Sea Side Cemetery Blue Hill.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Ronald's memory to Friendship Cottage P.O. Box 1107 Blue Hill, ME 04614. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)