SMYRNA – John Redmond Kingman Jr., 86, died Sept. 11, 2006, in Caribou. He was born April 20, 1920, in East Bridgewater, Mass., the son of John Redmond and Ina Mae (Severance) Kingman Sr. John was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 720th Railway Operating Battalion in Normandy and northern France. He was discharged Nov. 6, 1945. He is survived by his son, Dennis Bruce Kingman Sr. of Burlington; two daughters, Leona Lee Pasquini of Holyoke, Mass., and Jean Francis Donahue of Hingham, Mass.; 10 grandchildren, 30 great-grand-children, one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Katherine F. Taylor of Seminole, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; first wife, Barbara Bennett Burgess; second wife, Mary Dewey; one son, James Redmond Kingman; grandchildren, Mary Anne and Karen Donahue; brother, William L. Kingman; and sisters, Mary K. Johnson, Ina Mae Leleux and Phyllis Hartman. A graveside service will be held at St. James Cemetery, Whitman, Mass. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton.