Dr. Ben J. Floyd, 85, of Texarkana, Texas died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in a local hospital.
Dr. Floyd was born December 5, 1927 in Naples, Texas. He was a retired physician for Yarbrough-Floyd-Hunter Associates, a member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Society, American Board of Urology and a Korean War Veteran of the Air Force.
He was a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin and the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston. He completed his residency in Urology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Survivors include his wife, Helen; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ben Jr. and Kristen of Texarkana and Carter and Stephanie of Dallas; sister, Martine Floyd Paludan of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Kenzie, Yates, Nora and Jack Floyd and Nick and Ben LeGrand.
Private graveside services are planned for Friday, August 2 at 10 a.m., at the family cemetery in Naples with the Rev. Brad Morgan of Williams Memorial Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.
Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.