Roger L. Edgecomb Obituary

Roger L. Edgecomb Obituary


Roger L. Edgecomb Obituary – Roger L. Edgecomb, 84, of Caribou and later Scarborough, passed away on April 10, 2024, in Scarborough after a period of declining health. Born on December 1, 1939, in Limestone, he was the son of Almond J. “AJ” and Dorothy Edgecomb. Roger attended Limestone High School, graduating in 1957, and married Wanda Morrell on October 28, 1961.


For much of his life, Roger worked as a self-employed potato farmer in Limestone and Caribou. He was deeply involved in agricultural organizations, serving as the president of the Maine Farmers Association, a member of Agway, and a board member of the Maine Potato Growers. During his school years, he was active in the Limestone Future Farmers of America.


Roger had a passion for the outdoors, finding joy in activities like fishing, stock car racing, and flying his private airplane. He had a great appreciation for seafood and was known for his wonderful sense of humor.

In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda, as well as two brothers, Carl and David Edgecomb, and a sister, Barbara Edgecomb.


He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: Glen and Ronalyn Edgecomb of Caribou, Dalton and Yvette Edgecomb of Estero, Fla., Tod and Shari Edgecomb of Scarborough, and one daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Timothy Leahy of Warner Robins, Ga. He is also survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, four sisters, 16 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to pay their respects on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fort Fairfield. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Rev. Ellen Cleaves. Interment will follow at St. Albans Anglican Cemetery in Medford, New Brunswick. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow at the VFW Paul Lockhart Post No. 6187 in Fort Fairfield.

Those who wish to offer condolences may do so online. Memorial contributions can be made in Roger’s memory to the Limestone United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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