Mr. Loyd graduated from Barrett Manual Training High School in Henderson, KY, served in the US Air Force and retired from Lanham Brothers General Contracting Inc. where he was Senior Project Engineer.
He was preceeded in death by his parents, Gertrude and Dan Loyd and a brother, James D. Loyd.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Jane Loyd, two daughters Julie A. Isbill, her husband Tony and their sons Anthony Jr. and Andrew of Owensboro and Johnny Alexandrovich of Orlando, FL. Kelly L. Bates and her husband Keith of Panama City Beach, FL. One son, Richard Lee and his wife JoAnn, their daughter Jessica, two sons Alex and Hunter Lee and two step sons, Jacob and Hunter Blake of Owensboro.
A sister, Carole Ashby and her husband Bob of Eustis, FL., a brother Terry and his wife Nancy of Altamonte Springs, Fl and a sister-in-law Barbara Loyd of Burleson, TX and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 10:00am at Rockcastle United Methodist Church, Hwy 274, Cadiz.