In memory of
Lindsay (Larry) Putnam 1926 - 2016 DAMARISCOTTA - Lindsay (Larry) Putnam 89, passed away on Oct. 13, 2016. He was born in Randolph on Nov. 17, 1926, the son of Grace (Preble) and Ralph Putnam. He attended Randolph Grammar School and Gardiner Area High School class of 1945. Larry served honorably in World War II in 1225 MP Division. He owned and operated Putnam's Plumbing and Heating until his retirement. Larry was a member of the Randolph Methodist Church and upon relocating to Damariscotta attended the Damariscotta Baptist Church. He served as an advisor for Gardiner Savings Institute, Pine Cone Reelers Square Dance Club and a club in Florida. He served as selectmen for the Town of Randolph for three, Member of the American Legion Post 2 in Augusta and was a member of the Augusta Country Club. Larry was an avid golfer, enjoyed the outdoors snowmobiling, ice fishing and boating off Capital Island in Southport. He enjoyed his times in Florida, taking trips, camping in Lubec, square dancing, Tuesday trips to visit old friends in Gardiner and the monthly Randolph Group breakfast gathering. Larry was predeceased by his first wife of 42 years, Violet Gordon Putnam of Pittston; grandson Eric Clark; his brothers Burleigh and Kenneth Putnam, sister Doris Fyfe; and stepson David Dodge. He is survived by his second wife of 23 years Lucille House Putnam; daughters Barbara Sweet husband Todd children Robert his wife Debbie their children Erica and Tyler, Steven wife Samantha; Patricia Putnam son Michael wife Heather, son Lindsay Putnam daughter Courtnay and Catherine; stepson Brian Dodge wife Ruth; stepdaughters Lynn Dodge husband Scott children Carrie husband CJ their children Ethan, Ella, Eva, Scott wife Jessica their child Alex; Julie Hallowell husband Danny children Jennifer husband Sumner their children Harriett and Piper; son Christopher; Nancy Farrin husband Paul children Zachary and Joshua. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave in Gardiner. Committal services with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Maine Veteran's Cemetery Chapel with burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to the: Randolph Methodist Church 16 Asbury Road Randolph, Maine 04346
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