PATTEN — Milton “Micky” Fogg, 80, died July 31, at his home.

He was born May 6, 1929, in Crystal, the son of Jerome and Alice (Tucker) Fogg. He attended Island Falls schools and was an active member of the Patten Methodist Men’s Club, where he manned the “coffee pot” at all the special church suppers.

For 29 years he was known around the local area as the “special milkman,” who passed out chocolate milk to many children. He worked for Katahdin Creamery, Guimond Farms and Grants Dairy.

In his earlier years he was employed by Fred Quint, an area potato farmer. He and his wife, Louise, also started their own takeout business, Foggs Drive in, and worked together for 30 years, with Micky believing he was the boss, but the women in his life had other ideas and delegated him as not the boss but just a “Go-for man.”

When he “retired” from delivering milk, he went back to becoming “the farmer” for the Qualey boys. Little did they realize that he was really as bossy as their own dad might have been. He was delighted that they gave him the chance to play in the potato dirt again. He also took up a new hobby and for 15 years plowed snow for Greg Smallwood. He loved every minute of the time that he spent on this new hobby.

As a young man he was a hunting and fishing enthusiast. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved strawberrying and raspberrying and, in his later life, gathering produce from the Porter farm and deer watching.

He loved reading, particularly western novels, and was an avid fan of western films, especially those starring John Wayne. This interest was shared by his two sons-in-law that he viewed as his sons.

Music was of special interest to Micky, and he took delight in attending country music and blue grass concerts with John Brown and Phil Sherman.

He is survived by his loving wife and friend of 60 years, Louise (Dunn) Fogg of Patten, who was always there to give him the support he needed, especially for the last two years of his illness; his two daughters, Barbara and husband, Brad Edwards, of Auburn, and Sharon and husband, Mark Porter, of Crystal. He was blessed with three precious grandchildren, Ethan Edwards, Nichole Porter and Nate Porter; and a great-granddaughter, Shiloh Richardson, who could put a grin on his face and a sparkle in his eye. He had a special relationship with Colleen, his sister-in-law, “across the driveway,” and viewed her as a true sister. He is also survived by four brothers and two sisters, Herschel Fogg of Island Falls, Freda Hunnewell of Auburn, Leon Fogg of Portland, Jason Fogg of New Hampshire and Philip Fogg of Arizona; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a brother and four sisters.

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