1959 – 2015
BRUNSWICK — Craig M. King, 56, of Bowdoin, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, at Bodwell Hospice Unit, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Craig was born at Mercy Hospital in Portland on March 30, 1959, the son of Walter M. King and Sarah King. Craig was educated through the Lewiston school system.
He started his career working for L & A Concrete of Lewiston. He then worked in marine construction, bridge construction and commercial diving for Reed & Reed of Woolwich. For the past 15-plus years, Craig has worked as a millwright for Boston Local 1121. Craig enjoyed and took great pride in his work as a millwright. Since 2004, he worked for the Siemens Generation Services at nuclear power plants throughout the United States.
Craig most enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and friend. Craig was an avid outdoorsman who loved to spend time hunting, fishing, camping and golfing. He enjoyed vacationing with his family, working around his home, beekeeping and in recent years, riding his motorcycle.
Craig is predeceased by his father, Walter M. King.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth and daughter, Shannon; his son, Travis and wife, Lauren, of Lewiston; stepson, Jesse Caron of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; his mother, Sarah King of Mechanic Falls; brother, Mark C. King and wife, Karen, of Dover; and brother, David A. King and wife, Maryann, of East Corinth; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family extends a sincere, heartfelt thank-you to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, Fore River Urology, the oncology staff and nurses of Mercy Hospital, Dr. Sarah Ketchum and staff at Mercy Oncology, the Dana Farber Institute, Dr. Celine Godin of Maine Medical Center, the staff at Coastal Cancer Treatment Center, CHANS Hospice staff, the nurses and staff on the Bodwell Unit at Mid Coast Senior Health Center, the Rev. Murray of All Saints Parish, and all the wonderful family and friends who have loved, supported and given comfort to Craig and his family through this long and most painful journey.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.KincerFuneralHome.com.