HOULTON – Bradford Thurston, 86, went to be with his Lord Dec. 22, 2003, at Houlton. He was born Aug.14, 1917, in Burnham, the son of Eddie and Winnie (Learned) Thurston. Bradford traveled extensively throughout the area through the years. He is survived by his son, David and his wife, Christine Thurston, of Houlton; two very special grandsons, Benjamin David and Oliver Rufus. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris (Perkins) Thurston; three sisters, Ethlyn, Hattie and Barbara; and one brother, Osman. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. James Gardner officiating. Interment will be in the East Ridge Cemetery, Cornville.