Arthur L. Devoe

Posted June 26, 2013, at 7:50 p.m.

LIMESTONE – Arthur L. Devoe, 88, died June 25, 2013, at home on the family farm after a long illness. He was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Fort Fairfield, the son of the late Hughie and Augusta (Harris) Devoe.

Mr. Devoe was a self-employed farmer and potato grower in Limestone for more than 60 years and an active member of the Limestone community. He served on the Limestone Board of Appeals, Helen P. Knight school board, was a lifetime member of Limestone-Caswell Historical Society and was also a lifetime member of Future Farmers of America. Arthur loved to fish, hunt and enjoy the outdoors. He was a member of the Sportsman club, Gun club, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and was a registered Maine Guide.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Willey) Devoe of Limestone; three sons and daughters-in-law; Lewis and Debbie Devoe of Vassalboro, Thomas and Kristi Devoe of Limestone and Wallace and Brenda Devoe of Gray. His grandchildren; Brad Devoe, Ryan Devoe and wife, Christina, Mark Devoe, Kelly Page and husband, Scott, Tadd Devoe and wife, Melissa, Jamie Devoe-Pratt, Corey Devoe, Heidi Dorr and husband, Jeff, Greg Merrithew and wife, Heather; great-grandchildren; Austin and Wyatt Devoe, Maegan Page, Taylor and Thomas Arthur Devoe, Caleb Young, Jack and Onagh Merrithew. He was predeceased by a son, Hughie; a brother, Wallace Devoe; and a sister, Glenna Devoe Saylors.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Those who wish to contribute in memory of Mr. Devoe may do so through the Limestone-Caswell Historical Society. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home, Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.

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