1983 — 2012
Brandon Young, 29, of Dixfield, our beloved son, brother, and friend passed away after succumbing to injuries following a motor vehicle accident in Belen, N.M. on Monday, Oct. 1.
Brandon was born Sept. 28, 1983, in Lewiston, and spent most of his younger years growing up in Dixfield. He loved to jump and swim at Coos Canyon, snowmobile, and hunt the Byron area, spending time with his grandfather Norman Young Jr., who predeceased him in 2011. We know they are together watching over us now.
Brandon graduated from Dirigo High School in 2002 and Nascar Technical Institute in 2006. He traveled the country working on wind turbines as a commissioning/SCADA tech and was employed by Renewable Concepts. He enjoyed his years developing many long lasting friendships. His most cherished moments were coming home to Maine to visit family and friends, eating a true Italian sandwhich and whoopie pie.
Brandon’s sense of humor and willingness to watch over his family and friends will be deeply missed.
Brandon is survived by his two sons, Gage and Cole Young of California, his pride and joy; his mother and father, Michelle (Blais) and Norman Young III of Dixfield; sister and brother-in-law, Amanda and Tim Kane of Dixfield, their three children, Sean, Leah, and Zach; brother, Craig Young of Rumford; grandparents Ann Blais of Turner; Gerard Blais of Lewiston; Marion Hodson of Dixfield; Janet Law of Byron; Terry Dube of Sabattus; best friend and cousin, Ryan Plourde of Nevada; cousins Jay and Derek Blais of Lewiston; Matt Boucher of Rumford, and many aunts, uncles and cousins and friends; and special friend, Jessica Martinez.
A special thank you to the Los Lumas, N.M., community for their search efforts and support during this difficult time. May God bless you Brandon. We love and miss you dearly. Words of condolence and tribute may be shared with Brandon’s family on his tribute wall at www.wilesrc.com.
A celebration of Brandon’s life was held outdoors on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon, at the Coos Canyon Campground in Bryon, Maine. Knowing Brandon’s style and his love for Italian sandwhiches and whoopie pies, we asked that everyone bring their own Italian sandwhich and whoopie pie. In lieu of flowers, a college scholarship for Brandon’s two sons will be established at the Oxford Federal Credit Union in Mexico, Maine. Office: 225 River Road, P.O. Box 252, Mexico, ME 04257. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St. Dixfield, ME.