Madison, ME – Lincoln Howard Alward, 84, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016, with the nurses and staff of Maplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center by his side.\r\n\r\nLincoln was born in Charleston, Maine on June 8, 1931, the son of Charles Alward and Etta (Lincoln) Alward. He attended Clinton, ME schools and attended Thomas College. \r\n\r\nHe worked as a bookkeeper at Galusha’s Store in Clinton, ME for several years. He also worked in various cemeteries in Clinton, ME. \r\n\r\nLincoln loved to watch sports, especially baseball and the New York Yankees. He also liked to watch football. Each year he kept a tally of the scores of all teams’ baseball and football games and would project on who he believed would win the playoffs. His ability to remember dates and events was amazing. \r\n\r\nHe was predeceased by his parents; several aunts and uncles; and several cousins. \r\n\r\nHe is survived by several cousins. \r\n\r\nFuneral services will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St. in Fairfield, ME. Burial will be held at a later date.\r\n\r\nThe family would like to thank the staffs at both Maplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center and Samoset Residential Care for their wonderful care for Lincoln over the past 12 years. Also, we thank the Hospice representatives who stayed with him during the past weeks of his life.