Richard M Hamblen, born June 22, 1959, on MDI, passed peacefully July 15, 2022, at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with family by his side. He lived most of his life in Bass Harbor, a member of MDI Class of 1977, and after graduating the University of Maine with a degree in civil engineering worked as a general contractor.
Rick was predeceased by his mother, Joan Doyle Hamblen, and is survived by his father, Richard B. Hamblen, and family Ruth, Andy and Steven Davis.
Surviving family includes his sister, Susan, and her husband, Reggie Lizzotte, and their family Nicole, Nicolas and Abby Strout, Katie, Josh, Sammy, Maddie and Olivia Hessert and Nathan Lizzotte. He is also survived by his sister Laurie and her husband, Merle, and Jonathan Bragdon.
Rick will be cremated and his ashes buried at Head of the Harbor Cemetery in Bass Harbor. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be announced at a later date.