Dale S. Perry, 89, of Robbinston, Maine, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Machias. 

Dale was born May 10, 1927, in Robbinston, Maine, the son of Laura (Johnson) and John Perry.

Dale served in the U.S. Army in Japan during WWII. After the war he worked for the State of Maine Department of Transportation for 26 years. After retiring, he was self-employed as a farmer and blueberry grower harvesting crops for sale to local markets. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Judith Perry of Robbinston; daughter, Jean Elsemore of Columbus, Ohio; former son-in-law Darrell Elsemore of Chillicothe, Ohio; grandson, Carlton A. Miller, III, of Baileyville; and great granddaughter, Carlene Jane Miller. Also surviving are stepsons Bill, Richard, and Danny Leavitt, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife of fifty years, Naomi  (Ingersoll) Perry; daughter Jane Perry Miller; sister Betty McTighe; brothers Richard and Donald Perry; and stepsons Tim and Wayne Leavitt.

 According to his wishes, there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held at Brewer Cemetery in Robbinston this summer when family can be together.  Donations in Dale’s memory may be made to a charity of choice.