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Horace J. Atwood

Date of Death: October 8, 2016

Date of Birth: April 3, 1927

Biography:

Horace J. Atwood, 89, of Sabattus passed away on October 8th, 2016 in Lewiston.

He was born April 3, 1927 to Byron and Rosa Atwood.

He married Madelyn Brewer on October 26, 1946 and they had two sons Dennis and Steve,

Horace worked on the farm for years and then worked 18 years for the Sabattus School Department. He also drove a bus for Western Maine Transportation.

He was a member of the Sabattus Board of Selectmen for 16 years during, which time he helped have a water and sewer system put in the town.

Horace enjoyed camping, woodworking and liked to play cribbage. He started the Sabattus Mountaineers Snowmobile Club in 1970. He gave the land that is now used as the Sabattus Recreational Ball Field to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

He became a member of the Webster Masonic Lodge #164 in 1949 and was a past master. He was also a member of the Lakeside Chapter of the Eastern Star and the Sabattus Community Free Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sons, Dennis and wife Karen, Steve and wife Debbie, grandsons Stephen Atwood and wife Sue, Kris Nadeau, granddaughter Alyson Parent and husband Chad, and great granddaughters Haley, Abby, and Madelyn.

 

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