1933 – 2003

LEWISTON – Wilbert Edward Moad, 69, a resident of Osborn Street, Lisbon, died Friday evening, May 9, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston following a long illness.

He was born in Louisville, Ky., on May 10, 1933, the son of Jesse L. and Eva Reddicks Moad, and was educated in the schools of Louisville. From 1951 to 1955, he served his country during the Korean Conflict while with the United States Navy. On Nov. 20, 1953, he married the former Contance J. Bennett in Sanford. He was employed for many years with Pioneer Plastics of Auburn as a supervisor, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed several interests, including fishing and hunting, gardening, golf, cooking, watching NASCAR racing, bowling, softball, playing horseshoes, and collecting various brands of beer cans and displaying them. In previous years he had served as an umpire for the Lisbon Little League. The most important interests he had were his family members, especially his grandchildren, and the time spent with them.

Survivors include his wife of Lisbon; two daughters, Mrs. George (Deborah A.) Schaeffer III of Lawrence, Kansas, and Ms Donna L. Rimiller of Lisbon; one son, Mark E. Moad and his wife, Barbara, of Poland; seven grandchildren, Thomas and Brandon Schaeffer, Jamie Rimiller, Allison Moad, Ian Peck-Moad, Douglas Moad and Taylor Peck-Moad; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Stephen J. Moad; and his twin brother, Milbert Moad, in 2002.

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