James Leroy “Jim” Lloyd was born the son of Jay Lloyd and Florence (Matthews) Lloyd on August 18, 1941, in Pontiac, Michigan, and departed this life March 7, 2016, in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 74 years.
He was united in marriage June 15, 1963, at Waterford, Michigan, to Sharon L. Coffel.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lloyd of the home near Thayer, Missouri; one daughter, LaVonna Harris of Flint, Michigan; four grandchildren, Susan K. Lloyd and companion, Jason of Lennon, Michigan, James M. Lloyd and wife, Haley of Michigan, Richard L. Harris and wife, Tiffany of Swartz Creek, Michigan, and Terra L. Harris of Flint, Michigan; ten great grandchildren, Kiley, Ethan, Maddie, Evan, Owen, Isaiah, Makala, Jasmine, Ariana and Dakota; two brothers, Thomas Lloyd of South Carolina, and Frank Spencer of Michigan; one sister, Norma Graves of Illinois; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jay and Florence Lloyd.
Jim was a proud veteran, serving his country in the United States Marine Corps.
He was employed as a Parts Interpreter by General Motors, working in several of their Michigan plants until retiring after twenty-eight years of service.
He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Thayer, Missouri. He enjoyed playing golf and walking with his dogs, Mandy and Max.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will truly be missed by his family and many friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.