GONIC — Floyd W. Carver Jr., known as Bill Carver, born April 5, 1945, Portland, Maine, passed away on July 25, 2011, at Portland Maine Medical Hospital at the age of 66.
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Bill was the son of the late Elizabeth Cyr and Floyd W. Carver Sr. Bill was raised in Camden, Maine, by his father and stepmother. After graduating high school he joined the Army, after his time in Germany he resided in Dover, NH.
Bill married Beatrice Lapointe (Lavoie) they share two children, Michelle and Peter. Bill worked for the city of Dover, and when not working for the city, he was a great painter. He was a member of the Dover Legion, and belonged to the color guard.
In 1985, Bill remarried. He and his wife, Judy moved to Gonic.
His great love of music, the band, "Exit Only" they were known for 50-60s music. Bill was lead vocals and guitar.
They raised large amounts of money for charities, their greatest accomplishments.
Bill was a gifted man, always keeping busy, lending a helping hand to his many, many friends, who knew him as "Wild Bill."
He will be very deeply missed. R.I.P, Daddy.
He was predeceased by his half-sister, Kitty.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Carver; a daughter, Michelle (Carver) Reardon, her husband, John; a son, Peter Carver, and one grandson, Skyler Carver, stepsons, Joseph, Kevin, and Christopher Demasky; stepgrandchildren, Derek, Michela, Shalah; stepmother, Barbara Carver; half-sisters, Kitty, Sis, Sondra; close family friend, Wendy.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter.
Funeral services will follow on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will follow in the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter.
Donations may be made to Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter, NH 03833 in their time of need.
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Published in Fosters from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2011
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14 Pine Street Exeter, NH 03833