Rockport — Kevin Alden Dow, 68, passed away Dec. 30, 2022, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, following a cardiac event. Born in Camden April 3, 1954, he was the son of Alden and Gerry (Page) Dow and was educated in local schools.

His employment included the Knox Woolen Mill in Camden, before working at several Friendly’s Restaurants as a server in Maine. On Oct. 1, 1989, Kevin married the love of his life, Joyce Sproul.

Kevin enjoyed playing the guitar and listening to country music. In the 1970s, he traveled to Bangor with his guitar, appearing on Dick Stacy’s Country Western Jamboree which aired on local television stations. He was an avid reader and enjoyed writing short stories. In recent years, Kevin and Joyce resided at Merry Gardens in Camden where they had many friends and attended the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Camden.

He was predeceased by his parents, Alden and Gerry Dow and a sister, Lorraine Dow Robinson. Surviving is his wife of 33 years, Joyce Dow of Belfast; a brother, Dennis Dow and his wife, Ann, of Palm Harbor, Fla.; brother, Steve Bowman and his wife, Andrea, of Hope; many nieces and nephews. A private celebration of life for Kevin will be held at Tall Pines in Belfast. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone Baptist Church, 164 Cobb Rd., Camden, ME 04843.

Condolences and memories may be shared at longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.