HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – Paul M. Eustice, 53, formerly of Bucksport died June 1, 2006, at the VA Medical Center, Durham, N.C. after a brief illness. He was a native of Aurora, Ill, beloved son of Veronica D. Eustice and the late Russell C. Eustice. Raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Mr. Eustice was a U.S. Army Veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post 93 in Ellsworth. He settled in coastal Maine where he lived for 25 years. He graduated from Husson College in Bangor earning bachelors degrees in management accounting and computer science. He also served as peer tutor and statistician for the basketball team. Mr. Eustice enjoyed traveling and journeyed extensively throughout the United States. He also traveled to Europe and China. His other interests included contemporary music, current and classic films and basketball. An avid college basketball fan, he unfailingly routed for Duke. Most important to Mr. Eustice were family and friends. He was generous with his time and possessions and most enjoyed cookouts and summer gatherings. When faced with the diagnosis of a terminal disease, Mr. Eustice reflected to a friend that he felt he had lived a very full life and had few regrets. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers and their wives, Russell and Mary Eustice and David and Jessica Eustice; and a nephew, James Eustice. Private services will be conducted at a later date. Arrangements by Walker’s Funeral Home, 204 North Churton St., Hillsborough, N.C.