E. Armand Talbot, Jr., 74, of Sanford, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. He was born in Woonsocket, RI, the son of the E. Armand Talbot and Alma Rose Boldurk. He moved to the Sanford area with his wife and five children in late 1969.Armand joined the Civil Air Patrol at 15 years old and enlisted in the Navy Reserve for eight years. He was an Eagle Scout and was involved in scouting for 15 years.He married Lynn Heffernan (Coffey) at 24 and began his family. They eventually had five children, Donna, Debbie, Dawn, Danny & Darren. They were the "5 D's".Armand's great passion was motorcycling. He'd had a motorcycle for most of this life. He drove cross country five times, sometimes spending over a month on the road. He was lucky enough to see different places across the country, many that most of us will never see, and met many people. He was also a frequent visitor to Bentley's Saloon and although he didn't drink, he spent many nights and weekends dancing the hours away. He loved the people there and the music. He was never afraid to try anything. On his 70th birthday he went skydiving!!Armand spent his years in the carpentry trade, building homes in his early days and doing mostly re-modeling work later on. He built his original home, an octagon shaped house, on New Dam Road and raised his family there. He never really retired. He was a good provider to his family and taught his children the value of a dollar and the satisfaction of a doing a hard days work well. He was a good friend and would do anything he could to help if there was a need.He was very involved with town politics. In the past he was a Selectman, a member of the Warrant Committee, Town Meeting, Citizens for Responsible Government, Airport Advisory Committee and was founding member of the Estes Lake Association. He cared about the town and did his best to make things better for the people of Sanford. Armand lived his life with an enthusiasm seldom seen in a 74 year old, but he did it his way. He will be missed by all.He is pre-deceased by his mother and father and his sister, Charlotte Beadreau. He is survived by his daughter Donna Legere and her husband David, of Shapleigh; his daughter Debbie Lavertu and her husband Dan, of Sanford, their son Justin and his great granddaughter, Alexis; his daughter Dawn Brown and her husband Jim of Springvale and their children Benjamin and Tallyn; his son Daniel Talbot of Sanford and his partner Lynne McDougal and his children Christopher and Nolan, and his son Darren Talbot of Shapleigh and his partner Susan Baker. A memorial service for Armand will be celebrated on Saturday at 11AM at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main Street, Springvale.Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.comThose planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Springvale Public Library, 443 Main Street, Springvale Maine 04083 or the Sanford Food Pantry, 21 River Street, Sanford, Maine 04073.