Loyd Gulledge Jr., 82, passed away March 18, 2013, at Hospice Savannah.
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The Evans County native moved to Guyton in 1977, where with the help of family and friends, he built his family home. He was of Baptist faith and served in the U.S. Navy for seven years. He worked at and retired from Union Camp, where he was supervisor of bag storage and shipping.
Loyd was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Kate Gulledge Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Allie Griffin Gulledge of Guyton; two sons, Dennis Gulledge of Ellabell and Daryl (Pam) Gulledge of Guyton; one daughter, Diana (Earl) Hodges of Ellabell; one sister, Nell Lewis of Savannah; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was Wednesday, March 20, at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home in Claxton.
The funeral was Thursday, March 21, at the J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home chapel.
Burial followed in Brewton Cemetery in Hagan.
Remembrances may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
Published in Effingham Herald from Mar. 23 to Apr. 22, 2013