Lloyd Evans DurrellMarch 20, 1932 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 85)
Woolwich - Lloyd E Durrell, 85, of Pine Street, Woolwich, died Sept 8th, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He fought a courageous battle with heart disease for many years. He was born in Augusta, Maine on March 20, 1932, the son of John E & Marion V. (Nichols) Durrell.
He attended Morse High School, leaving school at an early age, Lloyd joined the National Guard for 2 years. In 1951 he served in the United States Army and reenlisted in 1953 in the United States Navy and proudly served his country for 4 more years. After his tour of duty with the military, Lloyd went to work for Bath Iron Works as a fabricator, retiring 42 years later.
Lloyd was an avid outdoorsman, he hunted & fished for many years and also traveled extensively. He also had spent many years taking care of his wonderful plant and flower gardens. Lloyd also had a passion for woodworking, birdwatching and reading, however more than anything he enjoyed spending time with his grand and great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his siblings; Velda Wilkins, Lorraine Douglas, Jane Arsenault, Ronald Page, David Durrell & Stanley Durrell.
He leaves behind his wife Patricia Durrell of Woolwich; 4 children, Rose Durrell of Virginia, John Durrell & Bianca Daugherty of Virginia, Paul Durrell & Lisa Bennett of Woolwich & John Stuart and his wife Michelle of West Bath; 8 grandchildren, Stacey, Julian, Erin, Erika, Corey, John II, Rachel, Kevin & 4 great grandchildren, Joel II, Eleanora, Eliana & Andrew; 2 sister-in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to have donations sent to the American Heart Association, 343 Gorham Road, South Portland, Maine 04106
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Sept 14, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at the David E. Desmond & Son funeral Home, 638 High Street, Bath. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept,15, 2017 at 10:00am at the funeral home.
To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit www.desmondfuneralhomes.com
American Heart-Stroke Association
P.O. Box 417005, Boston MA 02241-7005