David Albert Reckards, Jr., also lovingly known as - One Cut, Max, and Beana, 67, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport. His wife and loving family were by his side. He fought a long, courageous battle with cancer. David was born in Augusta, Maine, son of David A. Reckards Sr. and Eileen (Graham ) Stewart.
He spent much of his childhood and teen years in Nova Scotia, Canada. He later returned to Maine and became a lobsterman before finding his true passion for building boats and homes. He spent 25 dedicated years building and maintaining Teel Island, Maine. His passion and design abilities to create and build boats and homes without a blue print was a true gift. His latest project was his home in Appleton.
David is predeceased by his parents, Eileen Stewart and David Reckards, Sr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Penny Hastings Reckards of Appleton, daughters, Aimee Lash of Friendship, Angela Lash of Thomaston, Valisha Manning and husband Cody of Texas, son David A. Reckards III of Cushing, his brothers Frank Ouellette and wife Gloria of Waldoboro, Benjamin Ouellette of Nova Scotia, his sisters Judy Vealey and husband Charles of New York, Linda Romer of South Carolina, grandchildren, David Reckards IV, Sierra Weeks, Nelson Weeks, Lexi Manning, Alli Manning, Joshua Radic, Noelle Delano, Sunshine Lari-Bird Wilson, great grandson, Cameron, many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Home Health Nurses and our daughter Aimee, staff and volunteers at the Sussman House.
A Funeral Service to remember David will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro, Maine.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Sussman House, 40 Anchor Drive, Rockport, Maine 04856.
Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit, www.hallfuneralhomes.com
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