He was born January 27, 1951 in DeQueen, Arkansas to A.P. Loyd and Minnie Mae Heaton Loyd. Duayne was a truck driver in the transportation industry. He was a loving and kind father, stepfather, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and a friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by children Windal Loyd of Plunketville, Oklahoma; stepchildren David Standridge of Malvern, Arkansas, J. D. Standridge of California, Cecil Redd of Kilgore, Texas, Cathy Brinley, Spiro Oklahoma, Sharon Dosch of Washington; brothers Udell Loyd of Grannis, Arkansas, Odell Loyd of Wickes, Arkansas, Donny Loyd of Grannis, Arkansas, Gary Loyd of Wickes, Arkansas, Johnny Loyd of Grannis, Arkansas, Billy Loyd of Cove, Arkansas; sister Jerri Burch of Wollett, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents A.P. and Minnie Loyd; sister Joann Calicoat; son Vernon Loyd; and stepson Travis Redd.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Baker Rock Church at Wickes. Interment follows at Baker Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Smith, John Jordan, Eddie Ludlow, Leon Evans, Gary Rose, and John Loyd. Honorary pallbearer is Harvey Bruce.