Sheldon's Story

BUCKSPORT - Sheldon F. Eastman, 66, of Bucksport died unexpectedly Friday February 12, 2016 at his home. He was born in Castine on April 14, 1949 the son of G. Frederick and Thelma (Davis) Eastman.

Sheldon graduated from Bucksport High School, served in the U. S. Air Force from 1968 to 1971. He owned and operated S. F. Eastman Concrete Contractor; a company started by his father and is now run by his son Sean. Sheldon served as the vice president of Hillside Cemetery Assoc. in Bucksport.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sally (Gould) Eastman; one son, Sean Eastman of Bucksport; one grandson, Spencer Eastman, to whom he was an extremely proud "Papa;" his mother, Thelma Eastman of Bucksport; one sister, Regilyn Gunn of Lewiston and her children, Peter Stewart of Bucksport, Randy Stewart of Florida, Angela Moreno of Bridgeton and Michael Gunn of Litchfield; and brothers and sisters in law, James Gould and wife Phyllis of Georgia and Dr. William Gould and wife Gail of Calais. He was predeceased by his father.

In keeping with Sheldon's wishes there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hillside Cemetery Assoc., 43 US HWY 1, Verona Island, ME 04416, or to Little Yellow School House, P.O. Box X, Bucksport, ME 04416. A private graveside service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Bucksport.
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