Rick Thwing passed away peacefully at his home in Athens , Maine , April 14, 2021. He battled a long illness, with courage and faith. He was born Nov. 28, 1961 the son of David Thwing and Peggy Hutchison.
He is survived by his life partner, Wanda Butler and their children, Victoria Avery, Jessica Thwing Kneeland, Donald Butler, Chris Thwing. His father David Thwing. His sisters, Cyndie Lambert, Ann McGovern, Robyn Flowers, Reba Williams. His brother Richard Thwing.
Rick’s greatest joy was his family. He loved to indulge his grandchildren. He was a carpenter all of his life; woodworking and carving were his passion. His work is showcased all over Maine. He was a great friend to anyone in need. He enjoyed alone time with Wanda walking hand in hand. He attended school in Madison Maine. He then joined the Army in 1979, the 82nd Airborne. After he left the service, he came back to Maine and started his family. He will be dearly missed by all. The family would like to thank Hospice, and Sandy, his nurse for such attentive care. The family will have Celebration of life, Memorial weekend at 177 North Road , Athens.
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