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Joseph Samuel Floyd

Thursday, April 15, 2004

Joseph Samuel Floyd, 84, of Worthington, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2004, at his residence.

Born Feb. 25, 1920 in Brown County, he was the son of Thomas J. and Minnie E. (Kent) Floyd.

A retired farmer, he also retired as a school bus driver after 48 years. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, serving in seven major campaigns in North Africa and Europe. He was a member of the Worthington Apostolic Church.

Survivors include one son, Samuel Max Floyd and his wife Brenda of Worthington; one granddaughter, Lori Dickinson and her husband Tony; one grandson, Eric Floyd and his wife Patricia, all of Worthington; four great grandchildren; one brother, James Floyd of Ellettsville; three sisters, Helen Stonuey of Lafayette, Elnora Deckard and Phyllis Terrell, both of Bloomington; three step-sisters, Annabelle Mobley of Bloomington, Maxine Sloter and Wanda Steder of Illinois; one step-brother, Mel Masters of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (Terrell) Floyd, who passed away in 1993; one brother, Harold E. (Jack) Floyd; and three sisters, Dorothy M. Wilson, Alice Shields, and Martha Hawkins.

Funeral service was Wednesday at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with Pastors Tommy Shields, Russell Elkins and David Beecham officiating. Burial was at Valhalla Memory Gardens. American Legion Post 106 conducted military graveside services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Worthington Apostolic Church, the Cazden Lowry Medical Fund or a charity of one's choice in care of Allen Funeral Home.