2012-02-27 / Obituaries

Richard D. Wyckoff Sr.

WISCASSET — Richard D. Wyckoff Sr., 67, of Johnson Street died Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at his residence.

He was born in Newport, Rhode Island on August 26, 1944, a son of William D. and Ruth F. (Winn) Wyckoff.

He attended Culver Military Academy and Miami of Ohio University. On July 15, 1967 he married Katherine E. Partridge. He served in the U.S. Navy, Submarine Service, during the Vietnam War.

He was employed at Maine Yankee, then many years in instrumentation and controls, and retired as a senior consultant for IBM. As a second career, he indulged his long- held fascination with automobiles by establishing a used car parts division for a local dealer. He expanded and renovated his home doing all plumbing, heating, and electrical as well as carpentry. He was always willing to share his wealth of knowledge. This energetic and charismatic man will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine E. Wyckoff of Wiscasset, one son, Richard D. Wyckoff Jr. of Los Angeles, CA, one daughter, Elizabeth Bouinachova and her husband Ivan of Lake Arrowhead, CA, two brothers, William R. Wyckoff of Anthem, AZ and Jonathan W. Wyckoff and his wife JoAnn of Portsmouth, NH, one grandson, Nikolas William Bouinatchov and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one brother, Robert D. Wyckoff.

Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www.daiglefuneralhome.com.


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