Bruce Lloyd, loving husband and father, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
He was known for his gentle spirit and strong faith in God. He served in the United States Navy, graduated from Florida State University and then worked as an electronics engineer at the Naval Coastal Systems Laboratory for 36 years. He was an active member of St. Andrews Baptist Church, serving as a deacon for more than 50 years, and as director of the Martha Lloyd Memorial Media Center.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha, and their son, Bruce "Chip" Lloyd Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Rives Lowry Lloyd; as well as three children, Rebecca Lloyd Leger, Joy Lloyd Stripling, David Lloyd; daughter-in-law, Sherri Smith Lloyd; son-in-law, Dan Leger; and three stepdaughters, Martha Lowry Howard, Mary Lowry and Louise Lowry Crow. Mr. Lloyd was blessed with ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. He is also survived by his brother Dr. Winston Lloyd, as well as various nieces, nephew, cousins and extended family.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Michael Claunch officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home prior to the service. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the St. Andrew Baptist Church Center of Hope, 3010 W. 15th St., Panama City, FL 32405, in memory of Bruce Lloyd.
Wilson Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1911
214 Airport Road
Panama City, Fla.
Published in Panama City News Herald on Jan. 2, 2014