Russell's Story

Russell E. Moulton, Sr., 85, husband of Alice M. (Fennelly) Moulton, passed away July 23, 2016, at his home. He was born March 29, 1931, in Sangerville, the son of Hester B. (Goodell) Moulton Ronco and Lester C. Moulton Sr.

Russell was educated in the Sangerville and Guilford schools. A U.S. Army veteran, he was stationed in Germany for two years and was one of only three soldiers selected from each battalion across Europe to march in the Frankfurt, Germany parade to honor Dwight Eisenhower. Russell also marched in a parade to honor George Patton while in Germany. After serving in the U.S. Army, he worked for Knight's Auto Sales in Bangor and attended schools in New York and New Jersey to study Mercedes-Benz and Triumph automobiles. Russell owned and operated Moulton's Texaco in Guilford and Moulton's Garage in Sangerville.

In addition to his loving wife of 61 years, Alice, Russell is survived by three sons, Russell, Jr., Jeffrey and his wife, Becky, and Brent; two grandsons, Alan and his wife, Brynn, and Jeremy; 1 great-grandson, Caleb; and four brothers, Donald and his wife Beverly, Roger and his wife, Judy, Robert and his wife, Kathleen, and Larry and his wife, Linda. He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers, Lester, Jr. and Wayne; and four sisters, Gertrude Clukey Anderson, Winnifred Miles, Dorothy Dulac, and Barbara Blake.

A memorial service will be held 2pm Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the Lary Funeral Home, Guilford, with Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
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