Arnold H. Leeman
Rockland — Arnold H. Leeman, 70, died unexpectedly at his home, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, after a long struggle with diabetes.
Born in Round Pond, July 16, 1943, he was the son of Floyd M. and Bertha A. Sprague. He was educated in Bristol schools.
Since the age of 17, he served as a volunteer firefighter with Round Pond Fire Department.
For several years, Arnold worked as a lobster fisherman out of Round Pond. During the winter months he worked with N.C. Hunt Lumber Company. An accomplished carpenter, Arnie also worked as a boatbuilder and also in home construction. He later worked at Wayfarer Marine in Camden.
He loved pets, nature and going on rides just to take in the sights.
For more than 30 years, Arnie has enjoyed the companionship, love and support of Susie Gray, with whom he resided.
Besides his parents, Arnie was predeceased by a sister Lucille Anderson in 1992. Other than his companion Susie, he is survived by three daughters, Carrie I. Perkins and her husband Les, Jodi L. Leeman, all of Waldoboro, Marci A. Anderson and her husband Travis of Searsmont; three brothers and their wives, Wallace and Kathy Leeman, Donald and Marilyn Leeman all of Round Pond, Clifton "Conk" and Jessica Leeman of Whitefield; four grandchildren, Ashley, Allyson, Dillon and Alexis; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service to be held at Chamberlain Cemetery in Round Pond, will be announced
To share a memory or condolence with Arnie’s family, please visit his Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.