Richard L. Gallison

June 21, 1931
- September 27, 2021

MILO AND CORINNA - Richard L. Gallison, 90, died September 27, 2021, at a Brewer health care facility. He was born June 21, 1931, in Corinna, a son of Raymond and Lillian (Dow) Gallison Sr.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a telephone repairman for New Jersey Bell from 1956 to 1976. Richard owned and operated Gallison's Restaurant in Corinna from 1975 to 1986. Later he was employed at Hartley's in Corinna and Newport, and owned an archery shop on Pleasant Street in Corinna. He moved to Utah working as a warehouse manager until he moved back to Maine in July 2008, later moving to Milo.
He is survived by 2 sons, Richard of Atkinson and Robert of Dexter; 2 daughters, Deborah Shibe and husband, Raymond, of Miltown, NJ, and Leslie Steeg and husband, Bill, of South Plainfield, NJ; 1 brother, Charles of Corinna; 2 grandchildren, Joseph and Robert Matos; and a great-grandson, Robert Matos. He was predeceased by a son, Daniel; 2 brothers, Sonny and Raymond Jr.; and a sister, Norine Krause.
At his request, no services are scheduled. Cremation arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at CrosbyNeal.com.
Published on September 29, 2021


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