Richmond-Bradley Vance Stinson, 77, died peacefully at his home on 8-25-16.
Born April 20, 1939 in Richmond to Ray and Emma (Groves) Stinson, he graduated from Richmond High in 1959.
As a young dairy farmer, he was proud to accept the honor of being one of Maine’s Outstanding Young Farmers in 1964. He was a charter member of Richmond JC’s. Past Master of Richmond Masonic Lodge, now Village Lodge in Bowdoinham and received his 50 year pin. A Thrice Illustrious Master. A member of Adoniram Council #12, Royal Arch and Maine Commandery[D1] #1 of Gardiner. 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner and lifetime member of the Kora Flag Unit. He belonged to Enterprise Grange #48, Sagadahoc Pomona #9, and Maine State Grange.
He was predeceased by his parents. Bradley is survived by wife Marilyn (Lamoreau), sons Arnold and his wife Helen of Richmond, Ray and his wife Becca of South Dakota and his ‘Sweetie Pie’ daughter Celeste (CJ). Also his loved grandchildren Jim Hal Bellow, Isabel Stinson and William Stinson-Barone and brother, Keith, Ann and families.
Masonic & Grange services will be held at Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond on Saturday August 27th at 11am. Burial will take place at a later date.