Lloyd Allen Bump Parker

Lloyd Allen Bump Parker, 71
     PORTLAND -- Lloyd Allen Bump Parker, 71, of Raymond passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.
     He was born on Feb. 11, 1936, in Portland a son of the late Lewis and Mary (Calder) Parker. He was raised on Chebeague Island where he graduated from High School as the valedictorian. He praised Mildred Johnson his teacher for his success in high school.
     Mr. Parker was enlisted in the National Guard from 1956 through 1966 as a medic specialist. He worked for 22 years in the Portland Fire Department retiring as Captain on March 2, 1982. The following day he began a new job as a fireguard and later a fire inspector for Bath Iron Works before retiring in 1999.
     Bump never met a fish he didn't like. The only thing he loved more than being active and outdoors hunting, fishing, camping and golfing was spending time with his family.
     Lloyd is survived by his wife Loretta (Hamilton) Parker of Raymond; two children, one son Lloyd Allen Parker Jr. and his wife Lisa of Raymond, and one daughter, Leslie Parker Toderico and her husband Michael of Gray. He was blessed with five grandchildren, Michael and Mark Toderico, Taylor, Cory and Jordan Parker; one brother, Douglas Parker of Swansville; and three sisters, Elizabeth Robinson of Bangor, Caroline Parker of Bangor and Janette Leighton of Belfast. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Walter and Neil Parker.
     Lloyd Allen Parker was a genuinely nice man. For those of us who loved him, he will be sorely missed.
     Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 3-6 at the Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford Street, Portland. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 1, at 11 a.m. at Central Square Baptist Church, 466 Stevens Ave, Portland. Interment will follow in Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland
    In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to:
    The Portland Veterans
    Fireman's Assoc.
    P.O. Box 1743
    Portland, Maine 04104
     or to:
    The Central Square Baptist Church
     466 Stevens Ave.
     Portland, Maine 04103
    Lloyd Allen Bump Parker
    Jones, Rich & Hutchins
    Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Click here for the Portland Press Herald Guest Book