He was born in Ellsworth. The year was 1947. He grew up on Mount Desert Island. He went to Bar Harbor High School.
He married his childhood sweetheart. They met in Sunday school in 1956. He was enlisted into the Army. He became a mechanic that worked on the airplanes. He went to Vietnam.
His missed the birth of his first child. A daughter, he came home when she was a little over a month old. Two more daughters blessed his world. He has spent the rest of his years in Ellsworth.
His health is weak. He has many side effects from Agent Orange. He smokes three packs of cigarettes a day. He is a good man, a wonderful husband and an amazing father and grandfather.