MATTAWAMKEAG – Calvin H. Downs, 80, husband of Mildred (Crocker) Downs, passed away July 28, 2009, at a Bangor hospital. He was born June 20, 1929, in Carroll, the son of Nolan and Ethel (Cole) Downs. Calvin was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War era. He had been employed for 31 years as a front-end loader operator for the state of Maine. He enjoyed bowling, horseshoes and was an avid hunter. In addition to his wife, Mildred; he is survived by three daughters, Wendy Libbey of Hampden, Shannon Downs of Burlington and Kristol Potts of Japan; five grandchildren, Ashli Downs, Mikkala Libbey, Cameron Libbey, Dale Downs and Taylor Potts; a brother, Philip of Lee; four sisters, Mildred Clark of Plymouth, Nita Sutherland of Lincoln, Janette Emack of Connecticut and Bernadette Curtis of China; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Ginger Downs. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lee. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
CALVIN H. DOWNS
Posted July 29, 2009, at 8:07 p.m.