Harold E. Geyer, 80

EAST BALDWIN — Harold Everett Geyer, 80, of Baldwin and formerly of Scarborough and Standish died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 after a brief illness.

He was born in Portland on Jan. 12, 1934, the son of Charles and Margaret Geyer and attended South Portland Schools. He was very proud to have received his G.E.D. high school diploma from Portland High School in 1970. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

Harold owned and operated Purity Spring Farm in Scarborough for many years raising both livestock and crops. He also worked for W.H. Nichols in Portland as a machinist for 20 years. He was a member of the Scarborough Lions Club and an assistant Boy Scout master in Scarborough for several years. He enjoyed gardening and raising exotic birds later in life, but most of all he enjoyed time spent with his loving family at his home on Watchic Lake.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Charlie P. Geyer; and two sisters, Mary Reitze, Helen Smullen.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Mary Geyer of East Baldwin; two sons, Charlie F. Geyer of Porter and Harold E. “Bud” Geyer of East Baldwin; daughter, Mary Hunt of Buxton; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George of Windham; sisters, Dorothy Dyer of Steep Falls, Margaret Davis of the Portland area and Donna Meeker of Buxton.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Bar Mills Community Church, 13 Hermit Thrush Drive, Buxton. Rev. Malcolm Hall will officiate. Online condolences may be expressed at: www.wnyfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, PO Box 10, South Windham, ME 04082.

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