LLOYD William Bedford Lloyd died peacefully in his home in Southport, Connecticut on Monday, November 28, surrounded by friends. Mr. Lloyd was born on July 12, 1923, son of Harold L. Lloyd and Grace Bedford Lloyd. He attended Greenwich Country Day School, Deerfield Academy and Amherst College. Prior to the United States entry into World War II, Mr. Lloyd joined the British Army where he served in North Africa, Syria, Sicily and Italy. He then transferred to the U.S. 7th Army, serving in Southern France. Mr. Lloyd was a well known racecar driver, yachtsman and scuba diver. Mr. Lloyd had an intense interest in the environment and wildlife, particularly in respect of Zambia, where he supported a number of projects in support of wildlife. Mr. Lloyd had a vacation home in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, which he frequently visited. Mr. Lloyd is survived by nieces and nephews. At Mr. Lloyd's specific request, his services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield.
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home
39 South Benson Road Fairfield, CT 06824
Published in Connecticut Post on Dec. 3, 2011