CUSHING – Adney Hamilton Boothby died June 29, 2008, at Windward Gardens, Camden. He was born April 2, 1914, in Livermore, the youngest son of Robert Hamilton and Clara Belle Buzzell Boothby. He attended Soper School, Livermore and graduated from Leavitt Institute, Turner in 1931. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees from the University of Maine and took advanced courses at Colby College. His career included working on the home farm, teaching at Lee Academy, teaching principal in Ashland, principal in Calais and principal of Rockland High School from 1949 to 1961. He was superintendent of Carrabec School District, Anson, from 1961 to 1971. In his “retirement” he served as plumbing inspector with the towns of Owls Head and Cushing, as well as code enforcement officer and chairman of the planning board in Cushing. He continued to drive until age 93. His avocation was carpentry and throughout the years he built five cottages in Turner and two houses in Cushing, as well as doing smaller projects. He was interested in family history and, as a descendent of numerous Mayflower passengers, was a life member of Bradford Society. He was also a life member of the National Education Association, a member of Maine School Superintendents Association and Pioneer Lodge of Masons of Ashland. On July 6, 1935, he married Beverly Louise Pratt. After 35 years of marriage and her death, he married Norma Frances Hoyle Tiffany, Aug. 15, 1971. He is survived by his wife, Norma; daughters, Roberta McLellan of Livermore Falls and Margaret Mitchell and her husband, John, of Scarborough; four grandchildren, Robert McLellan of Thomaston, Rhonda McLellan Kent of Warren, Jeffrey Mitchell of Wesley, Mass., and Linda Mitchell Strunk of Cape Elizabeth; and several great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Edward McLellan; and brothers, Clinton, Leslie and Laurence. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Lincoln Street Center, former Rockland High School, with a reception afterwards. Private interment was at Howes Corner Cemetery, Turner. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice, Inc., 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, ME 04841 or a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.