Herbert A. Wilson IIMay 07,2013
Herbert A. Wilson IIHerbert A. Wilson II
BROWNFIELD, Maine — Herbert A. Wilson II, 54, of Brownfield, Maine, passed away peacefully at his home on May 4, 2013, after a brave struggle with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Herb was born in Townshend, Vt., November 19, 1958, to Herbert and Jeanette Wilson of North Springfield, Vt.
He attended Springfield schools, and graduated in June of 1977.
He had been a member of the Vermont National Guard.
Herb worked throughout his life in the construction field, and the last 20 years he was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Coleman Company in North Conway, N.H.
He had many interests, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and going to yard sales with his best friend and wife Holly, whom he married on June 10, 2000.
He was predeceased by his father and his grandparents. He is survived by his beloved wife Holly; his mother Jeanette Wilson; his sister Terry and her husband David; nieces Sarah, Lauren, Kacie, and Stella; nephews Bryson, Samuel and his wife Joanna, and Michael; a stepdaughter Lisa, and her son Andrew; a stepson Jason, and his daughter Kaylie.
There will be no visiting hours. The family will have a gathering at his home at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harvest Hill, 1389 Bridgton Road, Rt. 302, Fryeburg, ME 04037.
Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg, ME. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org.
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