Sidney L. Peasley, 71, of Thomaston, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Sussman House in Rockport. Born in Rockland on February 1, 1946, he was the son of Nathan G. and Anna (Burrill) Peasley and was a 1964 graduate of Rockport High School.

During high school, Sid went to work at the First National where he has remained through the company’s acquisition by Hannaford. He had worked in the Rockland, Boothbay, Damariscotta and Augusta stores before retiring as produce manager.

For the last several years, Sid has resided in Thomaston having lived previously in Chelsea and Camden.

His hobbies included reading, watching NASCAR and spending time with his cat, Bella. He enjoyed day trips with his ex-wife and great friend Pam and spending time with her family.

Sid kept in contact with his many friends over the years including Michael Azevedo with whom he shared the same birthday.

He will be greatly missed by his many friends at the Knox Hotel apartments in Thomaston.

Sid was predeceased by his parents, Nathan G. Peasley, Sr., Anna Peasley, and two brothers, Marvin Peasley and Carroll Peasley. Surviving is one son, Steven Peasley and his wife Roxanne of Owls Head; two grandchildren, Sean and Chelsea Peasley; brother, Nathan Peasley and his wife, Janis, of Owls Head; sister, Patricia Peasley of South Portland; ex-wife Pam Peasley, and several nieces and nephews.

Spring services will be held later in the Mountain View Cemetery in Camden. If desired, memorial gifts may be made in his memory to Pope Memorial Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.

Condolences may be shared with the Peasley family at Arrangements are with the Long funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.