Edward Raymond “Brick” Noyes, 89, of Clearwater, Fla., died the afternoon of Dec. 23, 2009, at Bellaire Rehabilitation Center with his wife at his side. He was born Oct. 24, 1920, in Camden, the son of Edward Raymond and Flora (Davis) Noyes. He graduated from Rockport High School. Edward “Brick” was the sixth of 13 children.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. Brick worked many jobs over the years in several states in construction as a pipe fitter/welder before taking a position as superintendent with Bechtel Power, where he worked for 23 years before retiring to Florida. He also was a 50-year member of the BPO Elks.

Brick was predeceased by three brothers, Earl, Dwight and Lyle; and four sisters, Augusta Korpinen, Gladys Payson, Allegra Johnson and Virginia Bryan; and one daughter, Gloria Noyes Higgins.

His is survived by his wife, Colleen of Clearwater; two daughters, Donna and her husband, Weston Dearborn, and Sylvia and her husband, Wilbur Birmingham, all of Rockland; one stepson, Christopher Daigle of Clearwater; and one stepdaughter, Sandra and her husband, John Duffy, of Naples Fla.; one brother, Donald; four sisters, Gertrude Morong, Barbara Ryer, Marjorie Young and Evangeline O’Brien; 10 grandchildren, Deanne, Robert, Carolyn, Beth, Jennifer, Randall, Heidi, Suzanne, Christopher, and Shannon; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. He was also a special uncle to many nieces and nephews.

According to Brick’s wishes there will be no funeral services. There will be a celebration of his life in Clearwater, Fla., on Jan. 6, and another in Maine at a later date to be determined.