George W. Erskine Jr., 62, of Liberty, died June 22, 2017. He was born in Portland to Mary and George Erskine Sr. on Dec. 6, 1954. He lived in South Portland his whole life; was a boy scout for eight years and his father was the scout leader. After graduating from South Portland High School, he took over the family business that his great-grandfather had started, Erskine Construction, and ran it for approximately 25 years.

George had 18 years of loyal service to the Mountain Men Motorcycle Club and he was an officer of UBM for 10 years. He enjoyed most riding his Harley, spending time at Lake St. George, where he later retired to, and spending time with his family.

George was predeceased by wife Lorelei (Ross) Erskine. He is survived by his son George R. Erskine of Gray; step-daughters Deserae MacDonald of Veazie and Nicole Nevarez of Augusta; half-sister Susan Collins of North Carolina and six grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held July 22 at 1 p.m. at the American Legion in Winthrop.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com.