Herbert Odell Loyd, age 68, of Wickes, Arkansas, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
He was born in Grannis, Arkansas on June 7, 1947 to Arthur Phinos Loyd and Minnie Mae Heaton Loyd. Herbert was lovingly married to Cynthia Parnell Loyd for 33 years and worked in the timber industry. Mr. Loyd proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.. He enjoyed talking about “the good old days” with family and friends, hunting, fishing and working in his garden. He will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by, wife, Cynthia Loyd of Wickes, Arkansas; brothers, Arthur Udell Loyd of Grannis, Arkansas; Donnie Leon Loyd of Grannis, Arkansas; Gary Dean Loyd of Wickes, Arkansas; John Wade Loyd of Wickes, Arkansas and Billy Ray Loyd of Cove, Arkansas; sister, Jerry Vinitia Burch of Rowlett, Texas.
He was preceded in death by, his parents, one brother, Duayne Loyd, one sister, Joan Callicoat and a nephew, Vernon Loyd.
Graveside services, with military honors, will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at Baker Cemetery in Wickes, Arkansas with Brother Michael O’Rear officiating under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation is general.
Pallbearers will be, Chris Hexamer, Michael Parnell, Irving Perez, Arthur Dale Loyd, Wayne McCarley, Dustin McCarley and Chris Sharp.