Mr. Walter Lamar Floyd, age 75, went to be with His Heavenly Father on January 26, 2018.??Lamar was born in Meridian, MS to Thomas and Elna Floyd.??He is survived by wife of over 48 years Janice Floyd; sons, Billy Floyd (Cindy) and Pete Floyd (April); daughter-in-law, Amy Floyd; grandchildren, Courtney Pitts (BJ), Chasity Floyd, Rayleigh Floyd, William Lamar Floyd, Ty Fleming and Dillon Fleming; great-grandchildren, Layton Underwood, Cooper Pitts, and Dallen Floyd; sister, Millie Partridge (Eddie); and uncle, Mabry Banes; a host of nieces and nephews.
Lamar loved fishing and most of all spending time with his grandchildren and family. He will be truly missed by all that knew him.
Pallbearers will be Matt Creighton, Phillip Speed, Joe Hardy Speed, Scott Mosley, Carl McNeil, Matthew Bogan and Jason Reynolds.
Honorary pallbearers will be BJ Pitts, Kevin Bogan, Mabry Banes, J.W. Reynolds, B.W. Moore, Billy Wayne Mosley and Stanley Herrington.??He was preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Elna Floyd, step-mother, Lucille Floyd, sisters, Waldine McNeil, Sarah Bogan, and brother, Carlton Floyd.??Visitation will be held Sunday, 28th of January, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Newton County Funeral Home-South. Services for Mr. Lamar Floyd will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Newton County Funeral Home-South. Bro Keith Bogan and Rev. Gary Howse officiating. Burial will follow at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, Mississippi.??In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
Published on January 29, 2018