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 Dempsey William Floyd

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Dempsey William Floyd

Birth
Pattonville, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Death
13 Jul 1983 (aged 64)
Paris, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Burial
Paris, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Plot
F-284-01
Memorial ID
74315180 View Source

Dempsey William Floyd of Pattonville died at St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday, July 13.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 15, at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Glynn Vickers and Johnny Herriage officiating. Burial was made in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

He was born May 22, 1919 in the Shady Grove community of Lamar County, a son of Earl Kelley Floyd and Lillian Opal Whitten. He attended the Ashland school and Pattonville school and Paris Junior College. He served in the US NAVY during WORLD WAR II. He was married to Velma Aleene Pettit on April 8, 1939. He was a member of the Pattonville Church of Christ and worked with the Asbestos Workers Union No. 21 in Dallas, retiring two years ago. He also worked for Paris Automatic Gas Co. for a number of years. He was a member of Paris Elks Lodge No. 2433 and was a past exalted ruler and served as chaplain.

He was named 'Elk of the Year' by the Paris Lodge in 1981. He was also a member of the Deport Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd Degree Mason and had received a pin for 35 years of membership.

Dempsey William Floyd of Pattonville died at St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday, July 13.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 15, at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Glynn Vickers and Johnny Herriage officiating. Burial was made in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

He was born May 22, 1919 in the Shady Grove community of Lamar County, a son of Earl Kelley Floyd and Lillian Opal Whitten. He attended the Ashland school and Pattonville school and Paris Junior College. He served in the US NAVY during WORLD WAR II. He was married to Velma Aleene Pettit on April 8, 1939. He was a member of the Pattonville Church of Christ and worked with the Asbestos Workers Union No. 21 in Dallas, retiring two years ago. He also worked for Paris Automatic Gas Co. for a number of years. He was a member of Paris Elks Lodge No. 2433 and was a past exalted ruler and served as chaplain.

He was named 'Elk of the Year' by the Paris Lodge in 1981. He was also a member of the Deport Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd Degree Mason and had received a pin for 35 years of membership.


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