Myron James Wyman passed away peacefully at his residence on May 3, 2018 with Lynda, his wife of 52 years, by his side. He was born on December 1, 1934 to Raymond and Theresa Wyman and grew up on a working farm in the community of Small Point.
He attended the local one room school house and then Morse High, graduating in 1953. He served in the US Army from 1957 to 1963, which included 2 years active duty in Germany with the 7th Army Signal Corp. and an additional year active when his reserve unit was recalled, and he remained in contact with a number of the men from his unit that would become lifelong friends. He was also a member of the American Legion Phippsburg Post 216.
In 1965 he built, opened and operated Head Beach Campground, expanding on a family business as the seventh generation on the same property. He took over Wyman’s Store from his father in 1974 and ran it until 1985. Aside from the campground, he worked 14 years as an electrician at BIW.
On June 11, 1966 he married Lynda Ramsey and together, with each dedicated to the other, they worked, built their own house, raised a family and finally retired, all while opening their home to friends and family for holidays, special occasions and Monday Night Dinners.
An avid sportsmen, he was a charter member of the Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Club and looked forward to hunting season every year, even tagging the largest buck of his career at the age of 80.
Myron was preceded by his parents, a sister Maxine Wyman and his sister Colleen Cook and her husband Albert.
He is survived by his wife Lynda, his daughter Clarissa Doughty and husband Brian of Phippsburg, a son William Wyman and wife Charline of Phippsburg, his daughter Abigail Wyman of Virginia, a sister Carol Doughty and husband Harry of Phippsburg, a sister Syvilla Sukeforth and husband Gene of Wiscasset as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
At his request, there will be no funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Phippsburg Sportsman’s Club or the Phippsburg Fire and Rescue Service.
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