Carrol M. Voss, “Doc” as he was affectionately known, 98 of New Harbor, Maine, passed away at his home on the afternoon of June 10, 2018. Born on February 4, 1920 in China, he was the son of Herman and Sadie Voss.
Carrol joined the U.S. Navy and served as a Naval Aviator during WWII. Following his honorable discharge, he earned his PhD in entomology from the University of Wisconsin, and would go on to become a pioneer in helicopter agricultural aviation. Carrol, his wife Jo, and their family moved to Gettysburg, PA in 1957, where he founded AgRotors Inc.
Doc served on the Board of Directors of Helicopter Association International, and later in life had a passion for collecting and restoring antique helicopters. He was active in the Rotary Club, and stayed in Gettysburg until retiring to New Harbor, Maine in 1984.
A service for family and friends was held at the Bristol Congregational Church in Maine. Contributions in Carrol’s memory may be made to either the American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839; or the Rotary Club of Damariscotta-Newcastle, PO Box 565, Damariscotta, ME 04543.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.