LEWISTON — Milton Davis Weeks, 92, of The Pierce House, Farmington, died on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston.

He was born Aug. 12, 1924, in East Wilton, a son of Robert D. and Fannie May (Priest) Weeks. He received his education at the McCrillis Corner Grammar School and was a 1942 graduate of Wilton Academy. He continued his education at University of Maine in Orono, graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1949.

In August 1943, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps and was a tech sergeant navigator in the Air Corps. He flew equipment and personnel from Asia to the United States. Following his military service, he was a paper mill engineer at Boise Cascade in Rumford for 47 years.

On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1949, he married Doris A. Hobart in Princeton. They enjoyed 67 years of marriage.

A man of great faith, he was a member of the Rumford and Trinity United Methodist churches and sang in church choirs for over 60 years. Milton contributed much of his free time to the Masonic Order. He was a member of Blazing Star Masonic Lodge No. 30, Scottish Rites, was a Shriner and served as past district deputy grand master of the 20th Masonic District. He was also was past worthy patron of Mt. Zircon Chapter No. 142 OES of Rumford.

He is loved by his wife, Doris, of The Pierce House in Farmington; their sons, Robert Weeks and his wife, Sharon, of Lewiston, and Thomas Weeks and his wife, Karen, of Hyde Park, Vt.; and their grandchildren, Betzi Bilodeau (Andy), Kivy Weeks (Guillaume), Tricia Allen (Chris), Ben Weeks, Matthew Weeks, Deborah Weeks and Stephen Weeks. He had nine great-grandchildren that he adored. He is also survived by his sister, Roberta French, also of The Pierce House in Farmington.

He was predeceased by brothers, Wallace and Wilmont; and sisters, Rena and Glenys.

His family invites you to share tributes and condolences on his memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com.

Milton D. Weeks

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