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|Mr. William Green Floyd “June” was born September 4, 1926 in York County, South Carolina and departed this life Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Alexandria Place in Gastonia, North Carolina. He was the son of the late Minor Green Floyd and Mary Jackson Floyd. He was lovely known as “Daddy June”.
June was a member of Trinity-Unity A.M.E. Zion Church, Gastonia, North Carolina where he served as a Stewart.
He was employed at Firestone Mill in Gastonia, North Carolina after forty-five years of service where he retired. Along with his job at Firestone he also worked several other part time jobs. He will be remembered as a hard worker, but mostly he will be remembered as a family man.
Besides his parents, June was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-five years, Margaret McClure Floyd; son, Bobby Lewis Floyd; three sisters, Margaret Hardin, Carrie Hall and Mary Fewell; brother, Jack Floyd.
He leaves to cherish precious memories his children, William Floyd (Janice) of Gastonia, N.C., Lynn A. Floyd (Cecelia) of Kings Mountain, N.C., Margie Smith (James) of Gastonia, N.C., Larry E. Floyd (Tecola) of Clover, S.C., Joe E. Floyd (Debbie), Milinda Nichols, David Floyd, Sherby Floyd and Pamela Adams (Allen) all of Gastonia, N.C.; seven in-laws, Paul McClure, Jr. of Clover, S.C., Doris William (Robert) and Frank McClure (Norma) of Gastonia, N.C., Iola Gilliam (James) of Moore, S.C., Richard McClure (Susan) of Kings Mountain, N.C., Samuel McClure (Shirley) of Columbia, S.C. and Brenda McGill of Virginia Beach, VA; twenty-four grandchildren, sixty-five great grandchildren and twenty-seven great great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
PLACE OF SERVICE
Trinity Unity A.M.E. Zion Church
1638 Freedom Mill Road
DATE and TIME
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 @ 2:00 P.M.
The family will receive friends at the church for thirty minutes prior to funeral.
(1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.)
William Green Floyd
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So very sorry for you loss, it's so very wonderful to know that we have a loving God who comforts us during times such as these. The scripture in Revelation 21: 4 says that He will wipe every tear from our eyes and pain and death will be no more, this is so comforting for us, since we know pain and death don't exist in heaven this has to be referring to right here on the earth.~ Lisa L