Bangor and formerly of Sidney. Lloyd James Anderson, 88, of Bangor died Mar. 6, 2014 in Bangor. He was born in Littleton, June 10, 1925 the son of George and Laura Brown Anderson. Lloyd graduated from Houlton High School in June of 1943 and attended Ricker College in Houlton. Lloyd farmed with his father as a potato farmer for approximately two years before joining the Merchant Marines in June of 1945. He served approximately two and a half years visiting many countries through the world. Lloyd sailed in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres during and after WW II. After returning home was hired as a Federal State Produce Inspector to inspect fresh fruits and vegetables being shipped to market. Lloyd worked in Maine, Virginia, No. Carolina, and New York. After spending six years with Inspection Service, he transferred to the Maine Dept. of agriculture to be trained as a Marketing Specialist to promote Maine agriculture products throughout the Eastern U.S.. Lloyd spent approximately 18 years in this position before transferring to Maine State Lottery Commission, which was just starting. After a stint of nine years, he retired with 36 years of service with the State of Maine. He was a hunter and fisherman in his young years. In the latter years, Lloyd did considerable camping through Maine and New Brunswick, Canada with his wife until her death from lung cancer. He enjoyed dancing a great deal through his life. Lloyd liked people and enjoyed life. Lloyd was survived by two nephews, Daniel Ayotte and Paul James" P.J." Ayotte; a niece, Jan Stankevitz; and a grand- niece, Danielle Kenney. A funeral service was held Wed., Mar. 12th at the Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. Burial will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta at a later date. An on line guest book may be signed and condolences may be expressed at www.gallantfh.com.