Linwood E. Shannon

February 21, 1925
- December 03, 2008

DOVER-FOXCROFT AND SEBEC - Linwood E. Shannon, 83, died Dec. 3, 2008, at an Augusta hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1925, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Albert and Vera (Boyington) Shannon. Mr. Shannon had worked in road construction for most of his life. He had worked on the runways at Dow Air Force Base and on sections of Interstate 95. Most recently, he had been employed at DiCenzo Construction, building roads. He is survived by three sons, Galen of Dover-Foxcroft, Michael and his wife, Cindy, of Denver and their children, Eric and Heidi, and Blaine and his wife, Deborah, of Atkinson and their children, Brian and Dawn; two daughters, Dawna Decker of Lisbon Falls and her children, Andrew and Matthew, and Wendy Fricke of Corinth and her daughter, Joanna; three sisters, Barbara Giles and her husband, John, of Dexter, Vivian Chadwick of Brunswick, and Glenice Smart of Derby; four great-grandchildren, Alec, Spencer, Alicia and Ryan; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Ruth and Eva. A private graveside memorial service for the family will be conducted at a later date, in the family lot at Dover Cemetery with Pastor David Mumford officiating. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home.


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