Dean Stanley Lloyd
Girard – Dean Stanley Lloyd, 96 of Girard, IL passed away on May 10th at home under care of Memorial Hospice.
He was born on November 7, 1922, on the home farm (Girard, IL) to Thomas H. And Evelyn (Gehant) Lloyd. He married Norma M. Whitler on June 15, 1946. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Robert (Edna) Lloyd, Girard, Linda Lloyd, Chatham, grandson, Ronald (Michelle) Lloyd, Girard, great grandsons, Stanley (Alicia) Lloyd, Clermont, FL., United States Air Force, Mason Lloyd, Girard, United States Army, and great great-granddaughter, Avery Grace Lloyd.
Dean graduated from Girard High School in 1940 and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He served as deacon in the First Christian Church Girard, was active in Farm Bureau, and served on the Board and as President of Macoupin Service Company (later became M&M Service Company). In the early 1950’s he taught Agriculture Operations and Management to returning veterans through the GI Bill.
He was a lifelong master at inspiring and teaching how to build and repair everything around the farm and home.
He farmed in the Girard area with his wife and family. He was a proud and avid supporter of the U of I and was proud of the Lloyd family tradition with the school.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Robert H. Lloyd, Jerry B. Lloyd, and William (Bill) R. Lloyd.
Services will be at Calvert Ferry Funeral Home in Girard on Thursday May 16th. Visitation for family and friends will be from 10:30am – noon, followed by a service and then burial at Girard Cemetery. Rev. Rich McElfresh officiating. Pallbearers: Stan Lloyd, Mason Lloyd, Barry Strawn, Chris Behme, Kim Ball and Mike Whitler. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to Girard Fire and Rescue. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.comto leave a comment for the family.