Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Lloyd, 77, of East Palatka, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. He was a native and lifelong resident of Palatka. Ronnie graduated from Palatka High School in 1960 and served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Georgia Pacific following 40 years as a Jordan Room Operator. Ronnie was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. A devoted husband, father and PaPa, he enjoyed golfing and fishing in his leisure time. Ronnie was described by those that knew him best as “his own man”.
To send flowers in memory of Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" Lloyd, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rhonda Lea Lloyd and his parents, Walter Lloyd and Annie H. Lloyd.
Ronnie is survived by his wife of 55 years, Frances Johns Lloyd of East Palatka, a son, Josh Lloyd (Beth) of Palatka, a daughter, Tracy Lloyd of East Palatka, a brother, Jerry Lee Lloyd (Barbara) of Flagler Beach, 3 half-brothers, Ricky Lloyd (Loretta) of Bardin, Timmy Lloyd of South Carolina and Terry Lloyd of Georgia, 4 grandchildren, Ronna Lea Mathews (Reed), Tanner Lloyd, Josh Randall Lloyd (Amanda) and Dylan Lloyd and a great-grandson, Carson Lloyd.
Services celebrating Ronnie’s life will be at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Willie McKinnon officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2:00 P.M. until the time of services at 3:00 P.M.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or the family requests memorial donations be sent to the Hillcrest Academy, 2009 President St., Palatka, FL 32177.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Ronnie’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.