Smith Leroy Bickford

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Smith Leroy Bickford
1932 - 2017
PITTSFIELD - Smith Leroy Bickford, 84, died on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Togus VA Medical Center.
Smith was born on Nov. 2, 1932, in Dixmont, the son of the late Cecil and Elizabeth (Philbrick) Bickford. He proudly served our country in the United States Army. He was an equipment operator for both Tilcon and Pike Industries.
Smith was a fan of NASCAR and liked working in the woods with his horses. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Linda Fletcher and husband Paul Jr. of China, Cecil Bickford and companion Jacqui Hanson of Etna, Bruce Bickford and companion, Holly King of Pittsfield, Yvette Davis and husband Dickie of Pittsfield, Polly Elderkin and husband Harvey of Hartland; grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Matthew, Molly, Amanda, Dawson, Arial, Erica, Patrick, Elizabeth, Luke, Bruce Jr., Dustin, Hannah, Christopher, Jennifer, Jenna, Harvey Jr. and Tyler; and a very special granddaughter, Samantha who took excellent care of her grampie. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Pauline Bickford; and sons, Brent Meader and Smith Bickford Jr.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, 191 Hartland Avenue, Pittsfield. A committal with military honors will immediately follow at the Sawyer Cemetery, Route 7, in Plymouth.
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Published in Central Maine on May 15, 2017