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PROSPECT: Lloyd Boyd, age 84 of Prospect, died early Thursday morning, December 13, 2012 at Marion Manor. He was born May 30, 1928 in Betsy Layne, Kentucky to the late Addy and Lizzie (Williams) Boyd.
On March 12, 1953 he married the former Elsie P. Riddle in Pikeville, Kentucky and she survives.
He attended Oak Knoll Baptist Church in Marion. He retired from the Eaton Corporation in Marion where he drove a tow motor for 35 years. A veteran of the U. S. Army, he served during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion #368 in Prospect. Lloyd enjoyed working on cars that he would buy, fix up and sell. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his dog, Ginger and mowing his lawn.
He is survived by a son, James L. (Amy) Boyd, Green Camp; two daughters, Sharon (Stephen) Warner, Highland, Indiana; Linda (Sam) Newell, Marion; a son-in-law, Deryl Gulliford, Oklahoma; his twin brother, Floyd (Jackie) Boyd, Marion; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Gulliford; a brother, James Boyd; and three sisters, Florida Thacker, Ruth Ann Music and Eulavene Conn.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Prospect with Pastor Allan Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Marion County United Veterans Council. Friends may call from 2 to 4 PM on Sunday at the funeral home in Prospect.
Memorial gifts may be made to Marion General Hospice, 1000 McKinley Park Drive, Marion, OH 43302.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com
Published in the Marion Star on Dec. 15, 2012