Richard A. Libby

September 06, 1925
- April 04, 2008

LAGRANGE - Richard A. Libby, 82, died April 4, 2008, at a Bangor health care facility, after a period of ill health. Richard was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Fort Fairfield, the son of the late Ernest and Olive (Sprague) Libby. Richard served in the U.S. Army and served with distinction in World War II. He married Theresa (Cyr) Libby, Oct. 18, 1945, after he returned from World War II. They settled in Caribou and raised two sons. Richard was an extremely hard working man. He worked for many years in Caribou for Pete Beaulieu and for his brother-in-law, Albain Cyr, at Cyr Brothers. In 1966 the family moved to Coventry, Conn., where he worked for Red-Lee Metal Finish Co., Manchester, Conn. In 1972 the family returned to Maine and settled in Bangor, where Richard worked for Merrill Transport until his retirement. In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his siblings, Harold, Gilbert, Adelaide and Dora. He is survived by two sons, Donald and his wife, Deborah, of LaGrange and Roderick and his wife, Angela, of Livermore, Calif.; a granddaughter, Karen and her husband, John Anderson, of Catabawa, Va.; a brother, Ernest Jr.; and sisters, Mary Fournier, Cathy Holt and her husband, Tim, of Connecticut, and Elizabeth of Texas; along with many nieces and nephews. At the family's request, a private memorial service and celebration of Richard's life will be held by the family at a later date. Gifts in Richard's memory may be sent to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Memorial Alternatives, 205 Center St., Bangor.

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