BANGOR – Russell T. “Rick” Bickford, 64, passed away peacefully, Oct. 2, 2013, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Nov. 4, 1948, in Ellsworth the son of Russell W. and Lillian (Tracy) Bickford.
Russell married the love of his life, Darleene, on May 30, 1970. He enjoyed going out to eat; camping at Timberland Acres, but especially loved spending time with his wife, his dog, George, and his grandchildren, Toni, Josh, and Cameron.
In addition to his parents, Russell was predeceased by his brother, David Bickford. He is survived by his wife, Darleene (Stevens) Bickford; daughter, Michelle Harris and her husband, Alex; granddaughter, Toni Moore and her partner, Kyle; grandsons, Cameron and Joshua Moore; two sisters, Faith Trafton and her husband, Dennis, and Jane Alexander; countless other family and friends.
A Celebration of Rick’s life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Timberland Acres Campground, 57 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to send donations to help the family with arrangements may contact Shawn Grant at 852-1011; or firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements by Memorial-Alternatives 205 Broadway, Bangor.