COLEMAN — G.W. Loyd, 65, of Gouldbusk, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Coleman County Medical Center. There will be a visitation for family and friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, Coleman. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

G.W. Loyd was born May 26, 1952, in Coleman, a son of Winfred William Loyd and Grace Hopper Loyd. He grew up in Mozelle and attended school there, graduating from Mozelle High School. G.W. also served in the National Guard. On June 1, 1972, he married Rebecca Allene Needham in Coleman and they have celebrated 45 happy years together. He was a farmer and rancher and a land surveyor.

G.W. lived a wonderful life. He took care of his family and friends the best that he could. He tried to do right and live by the Holy Scriptures.His hope was to be resurrected on a Paradise Earth with all of his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Loyd of Gouldbusk; his children, Melissa Michelle Loyd, Gregory William Loyd and Aaron Kyle Loyd and wife Whitney all of Gouldbusk; his only grandchild, Shepley Witt Loyd; four brothers, Glen and Gloria Loyd of Vernon, Lynn and Gail Loyd of Gouldbusk, Joey Tom Loyd of Mozelle and Danny and Dalisa Loyd of Brownwood; an uncle, Loyd and Edwina Hopper of Coleman; an aunt, Stella Mae Loyd of Coleman; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to Jehovah's Witnesses Relief Fund, P. O. Box 3398, Early, Texas 76803. This is an organization G. W. strongly supported which aids victims of natural disasters.

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