Leonard E. Maker, 59, of Searsmont, passed away after a short illness on Jan. 19, 2012 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born in Rockland on Jan. 13, 1953 to Leonard and Violet (Yattaw) Maker.

He was the owner of Searsmont’s one and only redemption center. He enjoyed talking on his CB radio.

He was predeceased by his biological father, Leonard Maker I; stepfather, Earl Chandler; mother, Violet Chandler; brother, Lawrence Maker; and sisters, Lillian Bolduc and Arlene Everett.

Lenny is survived by his domestic partner of 12 years, Terrie Trask of Searsmont; his children, Lenny Jr. and his wife Aimee of Northport, Steve and his wife Hannah of Bangor, Missy and her husband Chris of North Carolina, and Zeb and his wife Christie of Liberty; stepdaughter, Farrah of Fairfield; siblings, Barbara of Rockland, Sylvia of Waterville, Betty of Rockland, Peggy Jean of Wisconsin, Rose of Belfast, Kendall and his wife Chantal of Greenville, and Raymond of Connecticut; three grandchildren, Morgan Maker, Daniel Maker and Riley Maker as well as five other grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and friends, Gary and Mira, Billy and Linda, Danny Reed, and Alan Kunish and family.

Private services will be held for the family. Those who wish may make contributions in care of Leonard Maker, 628 New England Road, Searsmont, ME 04973.

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