WATERVILLE, ME—Zachary Joseph Robinson, 21, of Waterville, ME passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 31, 2015.\r\n\r\nZach was born in Waterville, ME on Oct. 21, 1994, the son of Rhonda (Britton) Bickford. From the time he was a little over a year old, he was raised by his mom and step dad, Henry Bickford.\r\n\r\nHe was raised in Oakland, ME and loved the country. Zach’s family use to own Pleasant Point Campground and he could always be found running wild in the woods surrounding the campground or in the water. \r\n\r\nHe attended Winslow and Messalonskee High Schools. Zach was a welder at Alcom in Winslow, ME and learned the trade from his older brother, Matthew Britton.\r\n\r\nZach was a member of Oakland United Baptist Church, and was baptized when he was 14.\r\n\r\nZachary was an avid outdoorsman. He loved target shooting, hunting with both guns and bows, fishing, smelting, kayaking, canoeing, snowshoeing, picking fiddleheads, and just being outdoors. He wanted to live in a cabin in the woods with no electricity or running water; and knowing Zach, he could have done it. Zachary was also an avid photographer and won many awards for his photographs.\r\n\r\nZachary loved listening to country music and bonfires with his friends. He loved animals, especially his pit bull, Callie, who he lost three years ago and Sasha and Nyla, his two mixed breeds. Zach was currently into breeding snakes.\r\n\r\nEveryone who knew Zach loved him, and nobody could ever stay upset with him for very long.\r\n\r\nZachary had two very special brothers, Jason Britton and Matthew Britton. Zack was very close to Jason’s wife, Melissa Britton and her daughter, Carmen Smith. Zach had a lot of good friends, but will be especially missed by some special people in his life including, Tammie and Dean Diamond-Burtt who were like a second set of parents, Scott Mullen and his girlfriend, Kristyn Ayotte and their children, Alex and Easton, Rob and Kristi Strout and their children, Noah, Adam, and Cami, Josh Wildes, and Chad Quirion.\r\n\r\nZach also has two stepbrothers, Mark and Craig Bickford; and two stepsisters, Deborah (Bickford) Beddoe and Arianna Bickford. Zach loved kids, especially Scott and Kristyn’s and Rob and Kristi’s children. He was an expert diaper changer. Zachery will also be missed by two special nephews, Ernest and Paul Cruz.\r\n\r\nZach had a very special relationship with his mother. There wasn’t anything he could not or would not talk to her about. They entered fishing derbies together, went target shooting, walking in the woods, and walking their dogs. There was nothing that he could not get his mother to do. \r\n\r\nZach had a heart of gold. He was always willing to listen and lend a hand to anyone in need. Zachary loved camo and wore it all of the time. \r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Lawry Brothers-Wheeler Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Oakland, ME. Visiting hours at the Oakland United Baptist Church, 47 Church St., Oakland will be held from 3 to 6 p.m., followed by the funeral service at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6. \r\n\r\nA candle light vigil will be held at Head-of-Falls, Saturday, November 7, at 6 p.m.\r\n\r\nThe family would ask anyone that has camo, please wear it in his memory. Zach believed that flowers belonged outdoors in nature. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations to help defray funeral expenses be made to: Oakland United Baptist Church, 47 Church St., Oakland, ME 04963.