William “Billy” David Lessor

WATERVILLE – William “Billy” David Lessor went home to the Lord Nov. 15, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. He passed at home with family by his side.

Born April 27, 1941 in Waterville, Billy grew up and attended schools in Clinton, graduating in 1959.

He was employed at Clinton Tannery, Hights Auto Body in Skowhegan, Cooper Weymouth in Clinton and held other jobs in a carpentry, cement work, and truck driving, but his favorite jobs were delivering furniture for Value House Furniture in Waterville and over 20 years at New Beginning Church of God in Waterville as part of the Worship Team playing his guitar, maintenance and security.

Many people knew him as “Shorty” and “Night Hawk’ on the C.B. Radio.

He was predeceased by his parents, William R. Lessor of Fairfield and Eva L. (Doucette) Bartley of Clinton.

He is survived by daughter, Lisa Pelotte and husband, Jeff of China; granddaughters Erica Jackson and partner, Brandon and their children Brooklyn and Leah of Benton; Krista Jackson and partner, Manny and their children Jordanna, Kylee, and Jackson of Winslow; sisters Patricia Bouchard of Benton, Brenda Prentiss and husband, Skip of Winslow, and brother, Don Bartley and wife, Carolyn of St. Charles, Mo.; and special longtime friend, Ida Donnally of Waterville.

A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 26 at New Beginnings Church of God, 392 Main St., in Waterville. A private family burial will be next spring at Evergreen Cemetery in Clinton.

Family wants to thank Waterville Hospice Team with a special thank you to Marcia Stetson for her professionalism and compassion with Dad.

Arrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield where memories may be shared, and an online register book signed by visiting http://www.lawrybrothers.com.

In lieu of flowers,

donations can be made to New Beginnings

Church of God

in honor of William Lessor.

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