ADDISON – Reuben “Bud” C. Perry III, 56, passed away June 3, 2005. He was born Aug. 2, 1948, in Addison, the son of the late Reuben C. Perry Jr. and Carole G. (Holbrook) Perry. Reuben grew up in Down East Maine. He loved the Addison area and the ocean. He often reminisced about his boyhood and how much he enjoyed lobster fishing and digging worms with his uncles. He volunteered to go into the U.S. Navy, where he served from 1966-1969. Reuben served in Vietnam aboard the U.S.S. Dynamic, which included duties “in country” from time to time. Reuben loved hunting, fishing, digging old bottle dumps, playing guitar and singing, and riding his Harley. He was also known for his “Jitterbug”. He took great pride in working with his hands, as he was a skilled carpenter. He loved working with the earth whether he was growing flowers or creating beautiful flower beds and rock walls. Reuben is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Sharon Perry; two daughters, Danielle Perry and Lisbeth Perry; a son, Reuben Sevingy; three grandchildren, Reuben Perry IV, Carole Leigh Lynn Perry Reyes, and Cody Sevingy; three sisters, Karen, Lynne, and Lisa; one brother, Mark; several nieces and nephews; and best friend, David Johnson. Visiting hours will take place 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home in Milbridge. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Harrington. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America-Bangor Chapter or to the American Society for Autism-Maine Chapter.
REUBEN C. PERRY III
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.