Edward “Red” “Hum” Savery, 87, of Belfast passed away Dec. 14, 2010 at Tall Pines Nursing Home.

He was born in Searsport, Sept. 6, 1923, a son of the late Walter Nash and Maude Savery.

Ed worked for many years as a truck driver for Maplewood Poultry and for State Sand and Gravel. He loved to drive trucks, spend time outdoors, work in his woodshed and go for scenic drives.

Ed was a hard worker, had lots of friends and was well liked by anyone who met him. He was a Christian man who liked to visit various churches in the area. He also liked to listen to music.

He was predeceased by his daughter Rena; one sister, Frances Savery Bowen; his wives: Winnevere Dudley, Isabel Brown Savery and Edna Savery; his step-daughters Beverly Jean Brown and Lois Isabel Brown.

He is survived by his, son Rodney Savery of Blue Hill; his step-children, Sara Diekema and her husband, Robert, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Joyce Philbrook and her husband, Wesley, of Belmont, Lewis Brown Jr. and his wife, Cathy, of Brooks, Wayne Brown and his wife, Brenda, of Belmont, Edna Delano and her husband, David, of Belfast, Beverly Collins and her husband, Paul, of Hudson, Fla., Shirley Reynolds and her husband, William, of Whitefield, Theodore Rideout and his wife, Sarah, of Whitefield, Chester Rideout and his wife, Lenora, of Rumford, Flora Drouin and her husband, Robert, of Gray, and Daniel Rideout and his wife, Linda, of Gardiner, and Kathy Toney of Picuyne, Miss.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Swanville Community Church with Pastor Rick Lambert officiating.

Committal service will be held at Grove Cemetery in the spring. Those who wish may make donations in Ed’s memory to Tall Pines Health Care, 34 Martin Lane, Belfast, ME 04915.

Arrangements are under the care of Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com.