Harvard W. Urquhart Sr., 75, died unexpectedly April 1, 2010, in Augusta.

Harvard was born Sept. 8, 1934, on Seguin Island in Phippsburg, a son of the late Millard and Nellie Urquhart. He was the sixth of nine children.

He grew up in Jonesport and attended local schools, playing basketball and graduating from Jonesport High School. He married Nancy Conley on June 27, 1961.

He served for 24 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, during which he spent time as lighthouse keeper on Cuckolds, and eventually retired as chief, in Boothbay Harbor.

After retirement he earned his associates degree in business from the University of Maine at Augusta. Upon completion he worked for Congressman Dave Emery. He was the harbormaster in Boothbay Harbor and town manager in Mechanic Falls. Once he fully “retired” he went back home and enjoyed lobstering with his brother.

He deeply enjoyed this past year living in the Independent Apartments of St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor where he shared many great times and stories with his fellow residents.

He was a Shriner and a member of Washington Masonic Lodge 37 A.F. & A.M. in Lubec, and attended Bayview Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. 196 in East Boothbay. He attended church for many years at First Baptist Church in Waldoboro and in the past year attended the Boothbay Baptist Church.

He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Allen Urquhart; and his sister, Mary Caler.

He is survived by his daughter, Angela B. Percival and her husband, Christopher, of Waldoboro; his sons, Harvard “Wendell” Urquhart Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., and Matthew Jon Urquhart of Wiscasset; his brothers, Millard Urquhart Jr. and his wife, Millie, of Machiasport, Adelmar “Tud” Urquhart and his wife, Beatrice, of Jonesport, Orrin Urquhart and his wife, Colleen, of Machias and Carl Urquhart and his wife, Gracie, of Wiscasset; his sisters, Madie Urquhart of Jonesport and Gracie Urquhart of Jonesport; his grandchildren, Joey Urquhart of Jacksonville and Nathan Stuart Percival of Waldoboro; and his ex-wife and friend, Nancy Conley of Boothbay.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Masonic Service at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro. A committal service with military honors will be held Friday, April 9 at noon at the Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery on Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta. A memorial service to celebrate Harvard’s life will be held Saturday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at the Boothbay Baptist Church in Boothbay.

Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waldoboro.