Graveside services for Tom Aubin, 71, of Bangs will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Salem Cemetery in Brown County, with Brian Hall officiating. Interment will follow, under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations. No visitation has been set.

Mr. Aubin passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Abilene Regional Medical Center.

Thomas Bernard Aubin was born on May 29, 1940, to Andre A. Aubin and Christine Martin Aubin in Biddeford, Maine. He was a lifelong pilot and grew up in the Moosehead Lake region of Maine where he got to fly with bush pilots through the wilderness and was a licensed Maine guide by the age of 16.

On April 12, 1984, he was married to Carol Scholl in Plymouth Maine. They had lived in the Bangs area for the last 11 years, moving here from Arizona, previously of Maine.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Carol Aubin of Bangs; sons, Jeffrey Aubin and wife Charlie, of Saint Albans Main, and Joel Aubin and wife Jenny, of Williams Arizona; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Aubin of Texas; sister, Anna Mercerean of California; and several grandchildren.

His parents, Andre and Christine Aubin, a son, Major Jay Thomas Aubin and four brothers and sisters preceded him in death.

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