LEWISTON – Albert R. “Buster” Stevens, 59, of Upper Pond Road, Litchfield, died May 21, at Central Maine Medical Center following a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

Born in Gardiner April 6, 1945, the son of Edward H. Stevens Sr. known as “Bopin” and Carrie Buker Stevens.

He attended Litchfield schools and Monmouth Academy. He then worked for Frank Rossi and Sons Construction Co., and worked winters for many years for the town of Litchfield, plowing snow with his dad “Bopin.” He has worked full time for the town of Litchfield from 1961 till the present.

He enjoyed construction work and started his own business A.R Stevens Construction Co. in 1988, with his wife. They continued running a very successful business until his illness last September.

He was a member of the National Guard Reserves and Company 133rd Engineer of Lewiston 1966-1972. He is a member of the Litchfield Sportsman Club and the American Legion Post 180. He was also a member of the Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department for many years.

He is survived by his wife, whom he married Dec. 31, 1983, Mary Black Stevens; two sons, Alton E. Stevens and wife Robin of La Quinta, Calif., Jeffrey A. Stevens and wife Tammy, two grandchildren, Kassondra L. Stevens and Ryan M. Stevens all of Litchfield whom he loved dearly and gave him much enjoyment; a brother, Edward H. Stevens Jr. “Teddy” and wife Maryann, two sisters, Ethel Tower and Mary Dunlap all of Litchfield; and many nieces and nephews; he was a special uncle, “Uncle Bus” to his wife’s six nieces, Kimberly Markham White, Lacy Markham, Lauren Markham, Amanda Black Pinard, Casey Black and Leesa Black.

He was predeceased by his mother, Carrie Buker Stevens in 1969; his father, Edward H. Stevens Sr. in 1994; and his sister, Margaret Eaton.

He enjoyed family and enjoyed boating, skiing, and traveling with his wife, Mary. His favorite place was Hawaii. He especially enjoyed taking the nieces and grandchildren tubing with his boat on Tacoma Lake.

He will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved him especially his wife, Mary and their dog, “Ashley.”

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