COMANCHE Funeral services for Garland Royce Lloyd, 78, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Van Christian officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Comanche Funeral Home. Lunch will follow funeral services at the First Baptist Church.

He died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

He was born on July 16, 1932, in Soda Springs, to William and Alta (Bayless) Lloyd. He served in the United States Air Force Reserve until he retired in 1981 with the grade of Lieutenant Colonel. On Sept. 5, 1955, he was married to Wanda Elizabeth Johnson in Blanket. He was a member of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels and First Baptist Church in Comanche.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Lloyd of Comanche; daughters, Janet and husband Dr. David Harrison of Dallas, Julie Munn and husband Ed of Comanche, and Jodie Miller and husband Coy of Gilmer; son, Jim Lloyd and wife Kerry of Cameron; five grandchildren; and sisters, Rita Thomas and husband Bobby of Blanket and Judy McGinnis and husband B.J. of Blanket.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Nordell Lloyd and sister, Sue Lippe.