Roy Clayton Dakin Jr., 61, of Searsport died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. He was born in Searsport on June 2, 1950, the son of Roy Clayton Dakin Sr. and Gertrude Annie Dakin.

He graduated from Searsport High School, class of 1968. He was the owner of M & R Builders and Sons and Dakin’s Miniatures, as well as many other businesses throughout the years.

He loved hunting and fishing, especially with his boys and his best friend, Loren Bagley. He loved motorcycling and spending time on Searsport waters.

In the 1970s he enjoyed volunteering with the Searsport Fire Department alongside his uncle, Dan Rich.

He is survived by his fiancee, Kim Ashey; two sons, Scott Dakin and his special friend, Jenifer, and Nick Dakin and his wife, Jami; one beloved grandson, Brayden Dakin; and Kim’s sons, Caleb and Casey Ashey; two brothers, George Pattershall and his wife Nancy, and John Dakin; a sister, Carol Anderson; several nieces and nephews; as well as many longtime friends, including Loren Bagley and Judy and Larry Saglio.

He was predeceased by friend Toby Ward.

Viewing will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. at Young Funeral Home at 31 West Main St. in Searsport.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at Searsport United Methodist Church on Route 1 (Main Street) in Searsport.

Burial will be held directly following the funeral services at Gordon Cemetery on Route 1 (West Main Street) in Searsport.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Searsport United Methodist Church, PO Box 169, Searsport, ME 04974.