Bobby G. Loyd

1935 – 2016

Bobby G. Loyd, 80, of rural Orrick, Mo., died July 25, 2016 at the Liberty Hospital.

Born on August 31, 1935 in Orrick to Otis and Mildred (Good) Loyd, he lived most of his life in the Orrick area. Bobby was united in marriage in 1958 to Judith Ann Stekphens in a ceremony in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Bobby served his country in the United States Army from 1954 until his honorable discharge in 1958. He had worked as a truck driver for many years for Guys Foods in Liberty, which later became known as Bordens Foods.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Mildred Loyd.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judith Ann Loyd, of the home; two daughters, Sharon McAdams (Charles) of Orrick, Mo., and Tammy O’Dell (Mark) of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; two sons, Bobby Loyd and David Loyd, both of Orrick, Mo.; a sister, Connie Rhodes of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Salem Christian Union Church, 15701 Salem Road, Excelsior Springs, MO. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church with full military honors rendered by U.S. Army and Post # 236.