DONALD L. LIBBY

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:20 p.m.

EXETER – Donald L. Libby, 69, died Sept. 7, 2005, at a Togus hospital after a long illness. He was born April 7, 1936, in Brewer, a son of Amasa and Alva (Ring) Libby. Don served in the U.S. Army during the deactivation of hostilities in Korea. After returning home, he was a self- employed auto mechanic and also worked for J&J Auto Salvage in Orrington. He was a well-known rabbit breeder at his Exeter farm for the past 21 years. He was a charter member and director of the Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeder’s Association, a director of the Aroostook County Rabbit Breeder’s Association and was a member of the American Rabbit Breeder’s Association. Don is survived by his wife, Valerie (Garceau) of Exeter; three sons, Rod Libby of Orrington, Mark Reynolds of Hampden and Christopher Reynolds of Bangor; two daughters, Crystal Rogers of Orland, Tammy Kimball and husband, Bruce, of Milford; three brothers, Lloyd and wife, Althea Libby, of Exeter, Arthur and wife, Ann Libby, of Orland, Richard and wife, Donna Libby, of Brewer; a sister, Doris and husband, Danny Mayhew, of Levant; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Arlene Rogers; a brother, Edward; and a son, Anthony Spaulding. There will be no public visiting hours. A graveside committal service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Chamberlain Meeting House Cemetery, Exeter, with Pastor George Finnemore officiating. Donations may be made to assist the family, care of Mrs. Valerie Libby, 691 Chamberlain Meeting House Rd., Exeter, ME 04965. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, 68 Exeter Rd., Corinna. <>

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