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 Sherman M Elkins, Jr

Sherman M Elkins, Jr

Birth
Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Death 28 Dec 2004 (aged 62)
Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Burial Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 10193823 · View Source
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Sherman M. Elkins Jr., 62, husband of Letha Elkins, passed away unexpectedly, Tue-sday morning, Dec. 28, 2004, at his Fort Fairfield residence. He was born Nov. 19, 1942, at Pittsfield, the son of Sherman M. Sr. and Emma (Butler) Elkins. He was a graduate of the Pittsfield High School and joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17, where he served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War and was medically discharged in 1973. He was married to Letha Gustin Paris on Nov. 4, 1972 and after being discharged from the Navy, he worked union construction and later was employed by the U.S. Air Force and the Army Corps of Engineers. Sherman worked the last five years of his employment at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, doing environmental cleanup. Sherman dearly loved his family, enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a talented carpenter and woodworker. He was a former member of the Fort Fairfield Rifle and Pistol Club. He was predeceased by two infant brothers and is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mrs. Letha Elkins, of Fort Fairfield; his parents, Sherman M. Sr. and Emma Elkins of Millinocket; two sons, Mark Elkins of Fort Fairfield, Robert Paris and his wife, Monique of Alfred; four daughters, Betty Elkins and friend, Glenn, of Pittsfield, Patricia Green and her husband, Dan of Worcester, Mass., Angie Sally of Pittsfield, Cathy Ramee and her husband, David, of Troy; brother, Harry Elkins and friend, Karen Beals of Florida; sister, Debra Wilkins and her husband, David, of Island Falls; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, from 12 noon-1 p.m. at the Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield, where funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Diane Langworthy officiating. Interment will take place at Union Cemetery, Houlton Road, Fort Fairfield. (Bangor Daily News 12/30/2004)


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  • Created by: familyhunter
  • Added: 30 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10193823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sherman M Elkins, Jr (19 Nov 1942–28 Dec 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10193823, citing Union Cemetery, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by familyhunter (contributor 46590995) .