Loyd Sherwood Rousey, age 72, passed away peacefully at sunset on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at his home in Plant City. He was born to the late Lloyd Carl and Tina Rich Rousey, May 29, 1941, in Butchertown, KY. Sherwood (Loyd) graduated from Hustonville High School in 1959.
After a successful career as an accountant, he later owned a feed and tack store where he could continue his passion for ranching and horses. He also loved the outdoors, fishing, racquet ball, golf, and woodworking.
Loyd is survived by his life love, Patricia Welch; five children, Richard, Jeffrey, Sean, Matthew, and Julie; four daughters-in-law: Alicia, Shari, Marcia, and Buffy; one son-in-law, Rob; fourteen grandchildren, Joseph, James, Ricky, Ashley, Joshua, David, Matt, Chris, Tyler, Travis, Lindsey, Trey, Tucker, and Alexis; one great grandchild, Carmen; three brothers, Allen, Buddy, and Ronnie; one sister, Nina; three sisters-in-law, Mildred, Joan, and Barbara; and many other beloved family members and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 2pm – 4pm at Wells Memorial and Event Center in Plant City, Florida. A Memorial Service will begin at 3:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be sent to Lifepath Hospice.