Roland W. Wakefield - age: 88
(June 01, 1926 to August 10, 2014
Friends and relatives may call from 5 to 7 PM Thursday August 14, 2014 at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home 13 Portland Rd, Buxton. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00AM at the Hollis Center Baptist Church, 388 Hollis Rd, Hollis Center, ME. Pastor Ron Sargent will officiate.
Burial will follow at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery with Military honors.
Hollis, Roland Walter Wakefield, 88, of Wakefield Dr passed away Sunday August 10, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Hollis Center Me June 1, 1926 the son of Walter and Suzie Libby Wakefield.
In 1944, he joined the US Army and served in the military and was stationed on the Panama Canal.
In 1946, he worked as a lineman with Hinkle McCoy. Later he joined Seaward Construction Co. in Portsmouth NH and worked for them for about 8 years. Roland worked for Central Maine Power from 1960 until 1988. In retirement he enjoyed cutting wood and mowing the lawn.
He was a member of the Hollis Center Baptist Church for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Grace Jenness Wakefield of Hollis, a son Daniel and his wife Cathy of Hollis, a daughter Jennifer Doxey and her husband Steve of Austin, Texas, 5 grandchildren Sarah Drinkwine of Hollis, Matthew Wakefield and wife Erin of Hollis, Braden Doxey and wife Leanne of Bartlesville, OK, Andrea Biffer and husband Joe of Bartleville, OK and Ben Doxey of Sydney, Australia, 9 great grandchildren , Madaline, Cole, David, Dani, Braden, Dalton, Haley, Abigail and Cooper, a brother Harry Wakefield and his wife Leila of Avon Park, FL and many numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.