Winterport-Larry Horace Deane, 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 29, 2021. He was born in Hampden on January 12, 1931, the son of Carroll and Doris (Miller) Deane.
Larry was known for his amazing Christmas light displays, and for his love of antique vehicles, where he could often be seen at local car shows. He also enjoyed watching his grandson Ryan at the racetrack.
He was a member of the State of Maine employee union and worked at the DOT for 25 years. He also worked for Bean and Conquest and Bangor Hydro.
Larry spent many years in Hampden before moving to Corinth, where he and Bobby lived for 19 years. In later years they moved to Winterport to be near family. He was an avid snowmobiler and founding member of the Hampden Snowmobile Club as well as Corinth Snowmobile Club where he was a trail master for many years.
Larry is survived by his loving children Stephen Deane and his wife Laura, Gordon Deane and his wife Mary Lou, and Deborah Deane; grandchildren, Christy Deane, Kati Deane-Grant and her husband Jason, Ryan Deane and wife Elizabeth, Mandie Smith and husband Jesse, Yvette Tardiff and husband Michael Hart, Kristine Tardiff, Danielle Young and husband Eric; great-grandchildren, Britni, Owen and Jackson Grant, Brock and Trent Deane, Madison and Lily Smith, Fletcher and Jasper Young; sister, Sharon Estey and husband William; many friends including Reggie Rancourt (his coffee buddy), Ronnie Ross and Donna Wilson.
In addition to his parents Larry was predeceased by his wife, Roberta Mary (Coyne) Deane; brother, Carroll Deane; grandson Shane Deane, and great-grandson, Dexter Young.
Family and friends are invited to visit, 12-2pm Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave Hampden. A graveside service will immediately follow the visiting hours at Locust Grove Cemetery in Hampden. CDC guidelines will be followed for both viewing and during services.