ROCKPORT — Ronald L. Beaupre, 72, passed away at his home on November 21, 2021 due to an underlying heart condition. He was born to Claude and Velma (Leighton) Beaupre on July 19, 1949 in Rockland.
He enlisted in the United States Air Force after graduation and served from 1968 to 1972. After his honorable discharge he found employment driving truck and later becoming a heavy machine operator. Ron was a 22 year member of the American Legion Post 1 in Rockland, where he made many close friends and was also a member of the VFW Post 9437, Washington.
His hobbies included bowling, watching and attending drag racing in Winterport and Epping, New Hampshire, watching Nascar and the New England Patriots. He also enjoyed playing the slots at Hollywood Slots and Oxford Casino with his friends Belinda and Terry.
Ron is predeceased by his parents and his brother, Stephen.
He is survived by his daughters Heather Beaupre and her partner Russell Crowley of Rockport, Kristie Beverage and her husband Joel of Jefferson, and his "adopted" daughters Spring Jackson of Appleton and Amy Stelzer of Union; his grandchildren Racquelle Haney and her husband Brett of Warren, Austin Beverage his partner Shaina Creamer, James Beverage and Carly Beverage both of Jefferson; his great-grandchildren Ryleigh and Dax Haney, both of Warren, and Catherine Ankers of Jefferson; his sister in law Alana Beaupre, niece Holly Beaupre, nephew Nicolas Beaupre and great niece Arabella all of Warren; and many, many, way too many friends to list, you all know who you are.
We will be having Ron’s graveside service with Air Force Military Honors at Noon on Friday December 10, 2021 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt Vernon Road, Augusta, ME 04330.
There will also be a reception at the American Legion Post 1, Limerock Street, in Rockland on December 10, at 2 p.m.; this will be a Pot Luck style, so please feel free to bring a dish to share.
Hall Funeral & Cremation Services of Thomaston has care of the arrangements.
To extend online condolences to the family please visit Ron’s Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com.