Gary Hussey, 76, passed away April 18, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. He was born at home in Frankfort May 11, 1942, the son of Lawrence P. and Maxine "Rena" (Fields) Hussey.

Gary graduated from MCI in Pittsfield and attended Wentworth Institute in Massachusetts for civil engineering.

Being born and raised on the farm in Frankfort gave him a strong work ethic. Early on he helped his father deliver grain from the family flour, grain and feeds store and worked on the farm. Gary became a great auto mechanic, welder and painter of cars. He used these skills for the family used car business. Gary was a long-time volunteer of the Frankfort Volunteer Fire Department and once was fire chief . His life-long career was in road construction. He worked for George Adams Construction, McKay Rock Products and retired from Lane Construction as general foreman after 32 years.

He loved trains and Mercury cars. Gary made many friends throughout his lifetime. He was a man of many talents and shared his skills with others. He was a mentor to many. Gary was best known for his sense of humor and his willingness to help others.

You will be greatly missed and in our hearts forever.

Surviving are his partner, Linda Doody; brother, Billy Hussey and wife Kathy; sister, Marilyn Levesque and husband Paul; daughters, Jackie Smith and husband Terry, and Joy Frost and husband Mike; son Robert Hussey and wife Nancy; step-daughters, Dana Jo Doody and partner Matt; Billie Doody and partner Thor; step-son, Jesse Doody and partner Kaileigh; grandchildren, Samantha Licon, Ambrosia Cupp, Bradley Hussey, Jamie Dakin, Jill Frost, Geoffrey Frost, Lauryn Cowing, Lola Cowing and Memphis Doody; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and special friends.

He was predeceased by his parents and brother John Hussey.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Cancer Care of Maine, Northern Light Health Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME. 04402-0931 or to Frankfort Volunteer Fire Department, C/O Jeff Anderson, 187 Loggin Road, Frankfort, ME. 04438.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at brookingssmith.com.