Mr. Larry Eugene Floyd, Sr., age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019.
Mr. Floyd was born in Canton on July 19, 1936 to the late L. Eugene and Hallie Hudson Floyd. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Larry Eugene Floyd, Jr. Mr. Floyd attended college at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. He transferred to the University of Georgia in Athens and graduated from the School of Pharmacy. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Mr. Floyd served in the United States Air Force Reserves for six years. He practiced pharmacy for more than 50 years much of which consisted of owning his own pharmacy, Stanford Drug Store in Cuthbert, GA.
After 33 years of serving his neighbors and friends in Cuthbert, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd retired and moved to Dahlonega, GA. He continued his practice at Dahlonega Pharmacy providing relief for the local druggist. Mr. Floyd loved the game of golf and playing his guitar. He loved his church, First Baptist Church of Cuthbert, where he served as a deacon, sang in the choir and was a member of the gospel quartet.
On December 28, 1958 Larry Eugene Floyd, Sr. married Betty Matthews Floyd and their marriage lasted for more than sixty years. Along with his wife, Mr. Floyd is survived by his daughter Rebecca Bonds, Dawsonville, and his granddaughter Helen Elizabeth “Betsy” Floyd, Columbus, GA.
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:30 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Dahlonega Memorial Park. The Rev. Chris Anderson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
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