SEDGWICK – Richard Thomas Gross, 65, died April 6, 2009, at a Blue Hill hospital. He was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Castine, the son of Thomas P. and Mary G. (Springer) Gross. Richard attended school in Bucksport. He had been a school bus driver for Union 76 for 43 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bingo and slots. He is survived by his companion of 18 years, Joyce Gilley; son, Tony Gross of Sedgwick; daughters, Lorie Morse of Sedgwick and Christi Gross of Brooklin; grandchildren, Ashly, Jay-lee, Jayme, Sean-na, Shayne and Gregory; great-granddaughter, Arianne Betts of Deer Isle; brother, Keith Gross of Orrington; and sister, Sharon Gross of Bucksport. He was predeceased by his parents; and granddaughters, Marssey and Darcy. A graveside service will be announced in the spring. Donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St., Blue Hill. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.