Edwin Earl Emery, 74, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023, at his home in Eastport. Edwin was born in Hollis on April 25, 1948, son of Robert and Ellen (Marshall) Emery.
Edwin was raised on a farm in Buxton and graduated from Bonny Eagle High School, Class of 1967. He worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. Initially he worked for local companies and eventually became an over the road truck driver, traveling throughout the United States.
In addition to his parents Robert and Ellen Emery, he was predeceased by a brother Herbert Emery. Edwin is survived by a sister, Edith Ricker of Bar Mills; a brother Daniel Emery of Gorham; children Martha Moholland, Gardiner Cookson, and Robert Cookson Jr. and wife Dot Cookson; grandchildren, Donna Townsend, Autumn Cookson, Robert Cookson, David Cookson, Savannah Kirchner and husband James, Joseph Townsend, and Zephery Cookson; great-grandchildren, Cassandra Burse and Clarissa Burse; and Edwin’s ex-wife and dear friend, Ruth Malloch.