Lofton Eugene Prince, 78, of Francis, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. He was a native of Cairo, Ga and had lived in Putnam County since 1961 coming from Georgia. He had worked as a superintendent for the Chrome Corporation in Gainesville and was of the Methodist faith. He was a member of AQHA and enjoyed hunting, working, loved horses and spending time outdoors. Lofton was very family oriented and believed in getting things done.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Gail Prince, father, Grover Prince and brothers, Lashley Prince and Lavathan Prince.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jessie Prince, children, Cliff Prince (Kelley) and Gwen Motes (Jeff) all of Palatka, mother, Opal Prince, siblings, Leitha Prince of Cairo, GA, Sharon Swindle (Ted) of Valdosta, GA, Willie Prince (Katrina) of Coral Springs, FL, grandchildren, Brandon Motes, Courtney Motes Froelich (Jeremy), Dillon Motes, Gracie Prince, and Syler Prince and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Interlachen with Bro. Charles Litzell officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday beginning at 2:00 pm until the time of services. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery in Interlachen.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Lofton’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverrurffunerals.com .