John I. Hibbard Sr., 71

John Hibbard

John Hibbard

KENDUSKEAG — John I. Hibbard, Sr. 71, of Kenduskeag, passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at his home.

He was born on Oct. 15, 1943 in North Conway, N.H., the son of Clarence Wilmont Hibbard and Priscilla (Hobbs) Hibbard. He attended school in Bridgton and later joined the U.S. Army and served during Vietnam.

On May 1, 1982 in Leeds, he married Sylvia E. Bachelder.

John worked for many years for H.E. Sargent on road construction as a flagger. He was a former member of the VFW in Lewiston. He enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and working on model cars.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sylvia Hibbard of Kenduskeag; his son, John Hibbard Jr. of Lewiston; his sister, Charlotte Wentworth of Bridgton; stepson, Walter Donnell Jr. of Greene; stepdaughter, Elisa Daley of Dixfield; and a granddaughter.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Alpheas Hibbard Sr.

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Funeral services with full military honors were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main Street, Monmouth. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon, Augusta.

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