Leland (Lee) E. Littlefield, Jr.
August 8, 1959 - July 11, 2018
Service Date: July 20, 2018
Family and friends may call on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred. A Celebration of Lee's life will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., in Lyman, with Pastor Ed Bove, officiating. Committal prayers and burial will follow at the Chadbourne Cemetery in Lyman.
Leland (Lee) E. Littlefield, Jr., 58, a lifelong resident of Lyman, died July 11, 2018 at Seaside Healthcare, in Portland.
Lee was born in Biddeford, on August 8, 1959, the son of Leland E. and Joan (Davis) Littlefield, Sr.
Lee attended elementary school in town and completed the building trades program at Sanford Vo-Tech, and graduated from Massabesic High School. As a young man, Lee worked with his Dad in the family business delivering oil. He drove truck for most of his career; in the early ‘80’s for Merrill Transport in Portland, American Liquid Asphalt in Rhode Island, Wood Structures in Biddeford, Allstate Paving in Massachusetts, HO Bouchard in Hampden, Dick McCabe in Kennebunkport and for the last few years, he worked with Thyng Paving in Lyman.
Lee loved his hometown and was an active duty member of the Goodwins Mills Fire Department where he drove the ladder truck, the pumpers and even the ambulance. He recently was recognized and given a Letter of Commendation from the Goodwins Mills Firefighter Relief Association, for services set forth in citation of the ’53 Chevy Committee. He spend many hours helping to refurbish the 1953 fire truck, which Lee drove in parades and at firemen field days.
Lee enjoyed helping his children when they were involved with 4-H and attending the local agricultural fairs. For many years, Lee participated in the horse pulling events and even trained 3 pairs of Oxen where he was proud to show them at the Fryeburg Fair.
Lee will be dearly missed by his family and his family within the Goodwin Mills Fire Department who will proudly escort Lee to his final resting place with the ’53 Antique fire truck.
Leland is survived by his mother, Joan Littlefield of Lyman; his children, Sarah Littlefield and partner, Peter Castonguay of Livermore; Katie Oliver, and boyfriend, Lance Smythe of Biddeford; his only son, Tomas Littlefield and wife, Alanna of Lyman; his sister, Lisa Vargas and husband, Andres of Lyman; his five special grandchildren, Ethan and Mason Littlefield, Lila Hanfield, Ameah Oliver and Jyllianne Smythe; his niece, Jessica Cantara and two nephews, Anthony Galluze and Enrique Vargas; and the mother of his children, Jill Tibbetts of Dayton and his longtime companion, Marie Drouin of Cape Elizabeth.
Leland was predeceased by his father, Leland, Sr.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred. A Celebration of Lee’s life will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., in Lyman, with Pastor Ed Bove officiating. Committal prayers and burial will follow at the Chadbourne Cemetery in Lyman.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Lee’s memory to the Goodwins Mills Firefighters Relief Assoc., P.O. Box 284, Alfred, ME 04002.
The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.