Marlborough - Lloyd L. Folsom Jr., 55, of Marlborough, beloved husband of Tammy (King) Folsom, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
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He was born on Aug. 22, 1958, in Hartford, the son of Lloyd L. Folsom Sr. and the late Jacqueline (Delong) Folsom. Lloyd grew up in E. Granby and Hebron and was a graduate of RHAM High School in 1978. Lloyd was president of Folsom Construction in South Windsor, a business he started in 1990.
He is a member and current board member of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut. Lloyd was a kind and generous man who enjoyed helping others. He donated to and supported the CT Special Olympics, Hebron Harvest Fair, Wapping Fair and the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Golf Tournament to name a few. Lloyd was instrumental in helping to put in place a piece of steel for the 911 Memorial at the CT Fire Academy and donated time, equipment and staff for the Hartford Distributor's Memorial in Manchester.
Lloyd was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing at Ellington Ridge Country Club and was a current member of the Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. A kind, caring, generous and loving man, he will be greatly missed by all.
Along with his wife and best friend, Tammy of over nine years; and his father, Lloyd L. Folsom Sr., and Eileen Colletti of Manchester; he leaves his brother, Clayton Folsom and his wife, Cheryl, of Andover and their children, Christina, Catherine and Cynthia; his sister, Beth Lyon and her husband, Jeff, of Groton and their daughter, Rachel; his uncle, Charles Folsom; his aunt, Gertrude "Jennie" Shory, both of Maine; his aunts, Marie Kronfeld of Minnesota, Betty Chaplan and Chavala Moran both of Maine; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Jean King of South Carolina, Robert and Sandy Bagge of Cape Cod, Paul and Leslie Walsh of Kensington and Dorian and Robyn Barja of Georgia.
His family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the Gilead Congregational Church, 672 Gilead St., Hebron. Burial will follow in the New Hebron Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Lloyd to a charity that will honor his mother, Jacqueline, whom he loved deeply:
, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
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Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home
419 Buckland Road
South Windsor, CT 06074-3709
Published in The Day on Feb. 22, 2014