Stephen M. Wile
Waldoboro — Stephen M. Wile, 63, passed away unexpectedly March 6, 2017, at his home. Steve was born April 10, 1953, in Ipswich , Mass., to Robie L. Wile Jr. and Gertrude (MacDonald) Wile.
He moved to Waldoboro from Ipswich when he was 13 years old. He graduated from Medomak Valley High School.
Steve wore many hats over the years. He was a Maine State Prison guard, a crane mechanic at Bath Iron Works for 16 years, (he put the tree on top of the crane), and the owner/operator of Robie’s Septic. His motto was “A straight flush beats a full house!” He was also a truck driver for Jake Barbour. He finished his career delivering propane and fuel for Kalloch Fuel and Dead River.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge 1008 and the Rockland Emblem Club 200.
He loved the outdoors, scuba diving for scallops, four-wheeling, motorcycling, hunting, fishing and “riding” his son-in-law. It was all about making memories and enjoying his time with his grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his mother, Gertrude (MacDonald) Wile, and his brother William Wile and best friend Fred Lee.
Steve is survived by his wife, Linda Wile, of Waldoboro, his father, Robie L.Wile Jr., of Waldoboro; his brother Mark Wile and wife Jessie of Waldoboro; sister-in-law Sara (Sally) Wile of Waldoboro; daughters Rachel Alden of Rockland, Jennifer Vane and husband Michael of Harrison, Ariel Waleski and husband Brian of Saco, Marcia Provencher and husband Eric of St. Albans; sons Michael Wile of Windsor, Jason Humphrey and wife Judi of Arizona, Amos Humphrey and wife Alice of Newport; 11 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Steve also had many extended family, including Janet Lee, Stephanie McGary, Anna and Charlie Sodergren, and many more.
A celebration of Stephen’s life will be held Saturday, March 11, at 1 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, 37 Camden Road, Warren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stephen’s name to Pope Memorial Human Society, 25 Buttermilk Lane, Thomaston, ME 04861.
Arrangements are with Hall’s of Waldoboro. To extend online condolences, visit hallfuneralhomes.com.