Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

August 19, 2013

Leon Lloyd

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Leon Lloyd, age 85, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10 a.m. Mon., Aug. 19, at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville with Rev. Don Copeland and Brother John Paul Little officiating.

Burial will be at Union Grove Cemetery near Jacksonville.

Mr. Lloyd passed away Thurs., Aug.t 15, 2013 in Tyler.  He was born March 20, 1928 in Cherokee County.

Leon was a member of the Teamster Union, loved hunting in his younger days, loved the outdoors and gardening. He worked as a transport driver and was a member of Rocky Spring Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his son, John Lloyd; and brother and sister in-law, Carlton Ray and Mary Nell Lloyd.

Survivors include his wife, Frieda Lloyd of Jacksonville; sons, Leon Lloyd Jr. of Rusk, Randy Lloyd and wife Brenda of Montgomery; grandchildren, Amanda Casey and husband Matthew of Nashville, Tenn., Kandi Lynn Lloyd of Fort Smith Ark.; great-grandchildren, Bambi and Daizi Moon.

Pallbearers will be Billy Gay, Brother Jim Slocumb, Thomas Jones, Casey Lloyd, Michael Pyle, and Matthew Pyle.

Honorary pallbearers will be the coffee drinkers of Brookshire’s and The Donut Shop.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sun., Aug.18, at Autry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Union Grove Cemetery, 634 Canada St. Apt 8, Jacksonville, TX 75766

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