Elwin H. "Skip" Lord Jr., 42, of Belfast, died unexpectedly Jan. 29, 2013, at his residence in Belfast. He was born Oct. 6, 1970, in Camden, a son of Elwin and Betty Leland Lord Sr.

Skip was a graduate of Camden High School class of 1989. He was a reservist in the Army. He had worked in the plumbing industry since 1992. Skip enjoyed listening to music and playing the guitar. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and helping others.

He is survived by both his parents; his wife, Mary Lord, of Belfast; his children, Chelsea Lord of Swanville, Carmen Lord of Swanville and his stepchildren, Jared Drinkwater of Belfast and Natasha Cahill of Passadumkeag; his sister, Dianna Lord, and her companion, Vernan Poppe, of Searsport; and his brother, Roderick Lord, and his wife, Sarah, of Belmont; his sister-in-law, Lorraine Trundy, and her husband, Jason Trundy of Lincolnville; his father-in-law, William West, of Swanville; his aunts and uncles, Elaine and Richard Niles of Union and Helen and Raymond Ludwig of Thomaston; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation from 3-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, where a time of reflection will be held at 4 p.m.

Visit www.ripostafh.com to offer condolences to the Lord family.