1954 – 2014
RUMFORD — Donald W. Murdock Jr., 60, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at home with his loving companion by his side.
Born in Keene, N.H. on May 31, 1954, he was the son of Donald and Velma (Richardson) Murdock Sr. He graduated from Keene High School with the Class of 1972.
He was a registered hunting guide both in Maine and New Hampshire. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and all-around outdoorsman. Donald was a highly skilled archer and spent many years working with both the young and the old, teaching them the intricacies of archery. He was known to his hunting clients as the “Bear God.” He enjoyed his many hunting trips all over and his adventures on the Allagash River.
He is survived by his companion, Christina Gestaut of Rumford; a daughter, Andrea Murdock of Troy, N.H.; a son, Keith Murdock of Keene, N.H.; a granddaughter, Mackenzie Bedard; three step-children, Erin Porter and her husband, Seth, Chad Balcom and Jesse Balcom; a sister, Julie Wheeler; an uncle and aunt, Richard and Beverly Murdock, and their two children, John and Judy.
The family would like to offer a special thank-you to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for the wonderful care given to Don.
You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Murdock family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com.