Boyd Smith Webber, Jr. “Bud”, 60, passed away unexpectedly on January 14, 2019 from a heart attack in Fort Myers, Florida where he was working for the winter. He was born in Augusta, Maine on February 2, 1958 son of Boyd Smith Webber, Sr. and Viola Webber.
He grew up on Three Cornered Pond in Augusta with his parents and his five siblings as well as a neighborhood filled with grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins enjoying the rural life of fishing, swimming, ice skating, ice fishing and other country fun. Boyd attended Augusta Public schools and following high school, he spent several years in Florida, working in woodworking and home construction. He returned to the central Maine area and spent many years working as a skillful finish carpenter, fine cabinet maker and in interior home construction, including rough carpentry and dry wall.
Boyd moved to the rural northern Maine town of Weston in the mid-1990s, where he continued to live until his death, often traveling to Florida in the winter months to work.
He will always be remembered for his auburn curls, quiet nature, quirky sense of humor and his love for woodworking. Boyd used his passion for working with wood and his natural artist talents to craft wooden bowls and other items from tree burls, each exquisitely unique, beautiful pieces of art which were sold up and down the eastern seaboard.
Boyd is predeceased by both paternal and maternal grandparents and his niece Rebecca. He survived by his son Daniel, daughters Tara and Natasha and their mother Annette all of Florida; his parents Boyd, Sr. and Viola Webber of Augusta; his brothers Bruce and wife Debbie, Tom and wife Lori of Augusta; his sisters Jean Royle of Palermo, Sue and her partner Deb of Augusta, and Patricia of Waterville; nephews Jim, Kevin and his partner Heather, Shane and his partner Tasha, and Derek and wife Heather; nieces Heidi and her partner Matt, Katherine and husband Seth, and Sara and husband Rick; his great nieces Aurora and Seven; great nephew Chayton, several aunts, uncles, many cousins and numerous friends both in Maine and Florida.
A celebration of life gathering will be held in Maine in June, date to be announced at a later time.
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