Maynard R. "Bob" Young III

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Maynard R. Young III
1947 - 2016
BRISTOL - Maynard R. "Bob" Young III, 68, of Bristol, died on March 17, 2016, at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn after a brief illness. He was born in Augusta on Sept. 1, 1947, the son of Maynard R. Young Jr. and Virginia (Pinkham) Young.
He was a graduate of Cony High School of Augusta, and the University of Maine at Orono where he received his masters degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in education.
Bob served honorably as a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, for which he received a Purple Heart.
Prior to his retirement, Bob was employed by the City of Belfast as Superintendent of Schools. He was previously employed as Superintendent of Schools for the School Union for the towns of West Bath, Georgetown, Phippsburg, and Arrowsic; by the City of Augusta as principal of Cony High School; by the Town of Richmond as Principal of Richmond High School; and by Erskine Academy in China as a guidance counselor.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Surviving are his wife, Louise (Dumont) Young of Bristol; one daughter, Katherine Young Fergus of Andover, Mass.; two sons: Christopher R. Young and wife Julie of Marlborough, Mass., and Jason A. Young and wife Elizabeth, also of Marlborough, Mass.; seven grandchildren: Alex (age 15), Maddie (13), Matthew (13), Thea (11), Ryan (11), Elyse (9), and Giada (8); three sisters: Sally Hill and husband George of Dayton; Shannon Young of Santa Fe, N.M.; and Kelly Bruhn and husband Mark of Kittredge, Colo.; several nieces and nephews; his aunt and uncle, Elaine and Eugene Paquin of South Carolina, and his beloved dog and best friend, Cooper.
Friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Augusta. Committal prayers with military honors will follow at noon in the chapel at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at:

In lieu of flowers and gifts,
donations may be made to:
Maynard "Bob" Young
Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 188, Bristol, ME 04539
This scholarship will support
graduating seniors interested in
pursuing education
as a field of study.

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Augusta, ME 04330
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