John Ernest Floyd, Jr. – Wake Forest Obituary

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John Ernest Floyd, Jr.

May 14, 1940 – Apr 2, 2016

John Ernest Floyd, Jr. 75, of 968 Wait Avenue, Wake Forest, died Saturday evening, April 2, 2016 at Hillside Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Floyd was born in Warren County, the son of the late John Ernest Floyd, Sr. and Gracie Perkinson Floyd. He served in the United States Army as a paratrooper with the 82 Airborne Division. After his years in the military, he was a diesel mechanic and truck driver.

Mr. Floyd is survived by his sons, John Ernest Floyd, III (Mary) of Norfolk VA; Charles Randall Floyd (Linda) of Youngsville, NC; Thomas Cecil Floyd (Edna) of Wake Forest, NC; Roscoe Travis Floyd of LaCrosse, VA. Grandchildren, Haley Floyd (Aaron) of Wake Forest, NC; Joe Conley of Bridgetown, OH, James Conley of Emporia VA; Jesse Goodman (Elle) of Wake Forest, NC and Jessica Floyd of Youngsville, NC. He had 4 great grandchildren and one on the way. Sisters, Mildred Mae Floyd Wilson of Salisburg, MD; Gertrude Floyd Hundley of Newton, NC; Kaye Floyd Fairer of Danville, VA and Deborah Floyd Younts of Charlotte NC. He was preceded in death by his wife Dolly Louise Floyd.

The family has chosen not to have a visitation or service. There will be a private service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family or to Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919-556-5811)