Dennysville – John Charles Prime, 85, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022. John was born in Lewiston on October 9, 1936, son of the late Charles and Clarice (Lothrop) Prime.
John graduated school in Auburn and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. He served as a lithographer, retiring in 1977. Following his service, he moved to New Hampshire where he worked as a printer. In November 2007, John moved to Dennysville to live closer to family and enjoy his retirement. He worked part-time as an auctioneer and was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and being a member of the Dennysville ATV Club.
Surviving are his two daughters, Kathi Wolcott and husband Robert of Dennysville, and Brenda Prime of South Mills, NC; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In keeping with John’s wishes, his cremated remains will be buried at sea by the U.S. Navy. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.