Larry Eugene Maddocks

Jan 15, 2014

Larry Eugene Maddocks, 76, of Kittery, died on Dec. 28, 2013 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Born in Brooks, Maine, on March 9, 1937, he was a son of Everett E. and Eleanor Mae (Carleton) Maddocks. Larry attended local schools in Searsport and graduated from Searsport High school in 1955.

Larry and his loving wife of 56 years Jean L. (Hill) Maddocks were married in Searsport and made Kittery their home when Larry relocated to work at the former Craftwood Company, known for its wooden salad bowls. He then began a career for decades in the home heating field, working first for Boulters Heating and Navy Yard Oil in Kittery, then for more than 26 years with Davis Oil Service in Eliot, Maine.

He and Jean often enjoyed their restored red 1954 Ford truck, attending many car shows with the Maine Obsolete Auto League (MOAL) and the Twin State Cruisers, as well as local Christmas parades. They were parishioners of the South Eliot Advent Christian Church.

Larry is survived by his loving family; his wife Jean of Kittery; children Timothy Russell and his wife LeeAnn of Woodbridge, Va., Patricia (Maddocks) Hanley and her husband Frosty, of Houston, Texas, Ronald Klein and his wife, Donna, of Island Lake, Ill., Jodi (Maddocks) Latham and her husband David, of Remington, Va., Michael Maddocks and his wife Krysten Godfrey Maddocks of Dover, N.H., and eight grandchildren Jennilee, Brian, Emily, Justicia, Jonathon, Rochelle, Zachary, and Christopher; as well as three great grandchildren Jade, Autumn, and Noah. He is also survived by his sisters Patricia Pease of Lincolnville, Pamela and Jane Knowlton of Searsport, and Judy D’Alessandro of Sebring, Fla.; and brothers Everett of Winterport, Herbert F. of Stockton Springs, Gary Maddocks of Stockton Springs, and George (Butch) D’Alessandro of Pensacola, Fla.

A memorial service for Larry was celebrated on Jan. 4 at the JS Pelkey Funeral Home on 125 Old Post Road in Kittery, Maine. Donations may be made in his memory to Footprints Food Pantry, Post Office Box 246, Kittery, Maine 03904. Interment will be in the summer at the family’s convenience at Orchard Grove Cemetery in Kittery.

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