BRADENTON, Fla. – Mr. Herbert J. Pickard, 76, died Dec. 14, 2003, at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, Fla. He was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Millinocket. Mr. Pickard was an engineer with the Great Northern Paper Company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW in Millinocket. Mr. Pickard moved from Millinocket to Manatee County, Fla. in 1989. Survivors include two daughters, Madeline Tardy of Millinocket and Bonnie Klimas of East Millinocket; three sons, Terry Pickard and Herbert J. Pickard Jr., both of Bradenton, Fla., and John Pickard of Perman; one sister, Anna Smith of Kansas; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine McMahon Pickard; his parents, Jesse Pickard and Frances M. Brown; and a son, Gerald Pickard. Funeral arrangements by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Manatee Ave. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Maine.