Ronald S. Hodgdon

Ronald S. Hodgdon, who worked in the Bowdoin facilities department, died on December 12, 2011, at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine.

He was born in Bath on November 28, 1928, and graduated from Wiscasset Academy in 1946. He was employed as a truck driver for Checkerboard Grain in Brunswick, Barry’s Oil, and Bowdoin as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver. In recognition of his service to the College, he was selected as an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association. He was a member of the American Legion in Wiscasset, Cattleman’s Association, and a Boy Scout leader for 11 years. He was very involved in harness horse racing. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret Leeman Hodgdon; a daughter, Ruth A. Minzy; a brother, David P. Hodgdon; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Kenneth R. Hodgdon, on June 30, 1978.

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