Dover-Foxcroft – William Lawrence Boone, 78, passed away peacefully in Bangor September 3, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. He was born February 20, 1941, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Richard Boone and Hope Higgins Boone.
Bill attended Foxcroft Academy and then joined the U.S. Army. He was proud to say he served and happened to be on the ship with Elvis headed to Germany. He later worked for Agway, Dover Lumber and Guilford of Maine for many years. He then pursued his hobby of building birdhouses and picnic tables.
He touched many lives and made many friends along his journey. To know Bill was to love Bill. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Charlotte Boone; his daughter, Brenda Macomber and her husband, Scott, of Dover-Foxcroft; his son, William Boone and his wife, Emma, of Runcorn, England; step-daughter, Lorraine Robinson and her husband, Barry, of Benedicta; step-son, William Lambert and wife, Reneta, of Brunswick, GA; and step-daughter, Deborah Lambert of Portland. He is also survived by siblings, Clarice Call and Bert Boone, both of Dover-Foxcroft, as well as many special grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews,. He was predeceased by his mother and father, and brothers, Richard and Roger Boone, and sisters, Judy Alexa, Joan Zikoris, and Sal Lyons.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 660 Bangor Road, Dover-Foxcroft. Burial with military honors will be in the family lot in Rural Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www/laryfuneralhome.com.