Carroll A. Sprague, 74, died April 20, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Bar Harbor, the son of Donald E. and Bertha M. (Gott) Sprague.
He worked hard as a carpenter. Carroll owned and operated a sawmill and built lobster traps and sold bait.
Carroll is survived by his wife, Marie (Swazey); three sons, Kenneth Sprague of Trenton, Timothy Sprague of Otis and Donald Havener, of Ellsworth; two daughters, LuAnn and Betty Sprague, both of Richmond; a stepdaughter, Mary Belanger of Bass Harbor; a sister, Judee Ranney of Ellsworth; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; and a stepson, Terry Tracey.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2009, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 658 Tremont Road, West Tremont. Those who desire may make contributions in Carroll’s memory to the Eastern Maine Dialysis Unit, 11 Short St., Ellsworth, ME 04605. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.