FARMINGTON — Patrick Riley Jackson, 74, formerly of Rockland, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington.

Born in Skowhegan, Nov. 29, 1947, he was the son of Russell L. and Mary Elizabeth (Garland) Jackson. He grew up in the Madison area and was educated there, attending Madison Area Memorial High School.

Always a hard worker, he worked in industrial and construction businesses his entire life. For several years he worked in area mills until he began his employment for his uncle’s earthwork company, Merle L. Lloyd and Sons, where he worked for over 20 years until his retirement. He was well liked by all his co-workers.

He was a talented craftsman and enjoyed refinishing furniture. Over the years he completed many beautiful pieces.

He was quiet and kept to himself but was always friendly and easy to get along with. He will be missed by those who loved him.

Along with his parents, Pat was predeceased by his sister, Kathleen “Kate” Lindahl in 2020. He is survived by several cousins, including Jeff Lloyd and his wife Elaine of Madison, Linda Henderson and her husband Tim of Ellsworth, James Garland and his wife Linda of Madison, Nancy Garland of Bangor and Katharyn Garland of Madison; his brother-in-law and family, Hank Lindahl of Owls Head, Hannah Foster of Washington and Thomas Lindahl and family of Owls Head; and many special friends and caregivers.

A graveside service will be held in the spring of 2023. To share a memory or condolence with Pat’s family, please visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.

Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.