Christopher “Chris” A. Hodsdon, 56, of Whitefield, died unexpectedly on March 25 at the Alfond Center for Health.
He was born in Bangor on June 15, 1959, the son of David and Barbara (McBeath) Hodsdon.
Chris graduated from Billerica High School in Billerica, Mass. where he was a member of the Computer Club. He had worked for Digital Equipment Corp in Lowell, Mass. as a security guard before moving to Maine in the early 1980s. In Maine he had worked at Crowe Rope in Whitefield and then the N.C. Hunt Lumber Company Mill in Wiscasset until they closed. He then went to work as a driver at the Renys Warehouse in Damariscotta, held other various jobs, and went back to work for N.C. Hunt in Jefferson.
Chris enjoyed being outdoors and loved animals, especially German Shepherds. His longtime passion was H.O. Model Train Railroading. He had an extensive collection and a large track layout at his home.
Chris was predeceased by his mother, Barbara, in 1992; and younger brother, Eric, in 1957.
He is survived by his father, David Hodsdon and wife Janette of Jefferson; sister, Cynthia R. Hodsdon of East Hampton, Conn.; aunts, Frances L. Hodsdon of Jefferson, and Deborah G. McBeath of Seattle, Wash.; uncle, James S. Hodsdon of Ashland, N.H.; niece, Marni Sperry and husband Jonathan of Eldorado, Alaska; nephew, Jarett Fernez and wife Jennifer of Wyomissing, Penn.; longtime friends, George and Wanda Stickney, with whom he has been living with for the past few years; as well as many cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A graveside service will be held in the Highland Cemetery in Jefferson at a later date and time to be announced.
Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church St., Augusta where condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.