Waterford- Charles A. Fillebrown, Jr. of Waterford, died peacefully at his home on July 30. 2013.
Charles was born June 22, 1944 to the late Charles and Mary Fillebrown. He attended Waterford schools and graduated in the first class of O.H.H.S in 1962. He attended the University of Maine studying agriculture, but he spent most of his career working as a Trooper for the Maine State Police, from which he retired after 30 years.
After retirement he worked various jobs including 15 years at Oxford County Dispatch, a job he truly loved. Charlie dedicated most of his life to Maine public service.
In addition to public safety, Charlie worked along with his family in their apple orchards and helped run the cider mill for many years. He also was a selectman for the town of Waterford for 12 years. He volunteered for Stoneham Rescue numerous years spending hours helping those who needed it most.
In his spare time, Charlie was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed his yearly trips to Portage Lake with his family to fish and enjoy the beauty of the Great North Woods. During these trips he thoroughly loved to eat his catch; sometimes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Charlie leaves behind one brother, Thomas Fillebrown, of Waterford; his former wife, Gloria Fillebrown of Naples. He was father to four children, son, Charles “Gus” Fillebrown III and his wife Andrea of Stoneham; Daughter Beth Ann Simmons, and her husband David of Lisbon Falls; sons Doug Fillebrown and Adam Fillebrown both of Waterford. His most favorite of all, was being Grampy to his six grandchildren including Travis and Jacob Fillebrown of Stoneham; and Caleb, Taylor, Carter and Zachary Fillebrown all of Waterford. Charlie also leaves behind Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many dear friends. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 6 at 11 a.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Oxford. Family and friends may attend visitation on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Stoneham Rescue P.O Box 42 Stoneham ME, 04231.