ROCKPORT — Ronald L. Beaupre, 72, passed away at his home on Nov. 21, 2021, due to an underlying heart condition. He was born to Claude and Velma (Leighton) Beaupre on July 19, 1949, in Rockland.

He enlisted in the United States Air Force after graduation and served from 1968 to 1972. After his honarable discharge, he found employment driving trucks, and later became a heavy machine operator. Ron was a 22 year member of the American Legion Post 1 in Rockland, where he made many close friends, and was also a member of the VFW Post 9437, Washington.

His hobbies included: bowling, watching and attending drag racing in Winterport and Epping, N.H., watching NASCAR, and the New England Patriots. He also enjoyed playing the slots at Hollywood Slots and Oxford Casino with his friends, Belinda and Terry.

Ron is predeceased by his parents and his brother, Stephen. He is survived by his daughters, Heather Beaupre and her partner, Russell Crowley, of Rockport, Kristie Beverage and her husband, Joel, of Jefferson and his “adopted” daughters, Spring Jackson of Appleton and Amy Stelzer of Union; grandchildren, Racquelle Haney and her husband, Brett, of Warren, Austin Beverage his partner, Shaina Creamer and James Beverage and Carly Beverage, both of Jefferson; great-grandchildren, Ryleigh and Dax Haney, both of Warren, and Catherine Ankers of Jefferson; sister-in-law, Alana Beaupre; niece, Holly Beaupre; nephew, Nicolas Beaupre; and great niece, Arabella, all of Warren. And many, many, many friends to list, you all know who are.

We will be having Ron’s graveside service with Air Force Military Honors at noon on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt Vernon Road, Augusta, ME 04330 .

There will also be a reception at the American Legion Post 1, Limerock Street, in Rockland on Dec. 10 at 2 p.m., this will be a Pot Luck style, so please feel free to bring a dish to share.

Hall Funeral & Cremation Services of Thomaston has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences to the family please visit Ron’s Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com.