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James R. Floyd

June 24, 1934 - June 7, 2012
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James Robert Floyd, 77, of Memphis TN., passed away on June 7, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents James Hanon and Virgie Lee Floyd. Mr. Floyd leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Doris Wright Floyd, his daughter, Rhonda Floyd Williams, son-in-law Gary Williams and grandson, Gary L. Williams, all of Memphis TN. "J.R." graduated from Nicholas Blackwell High School in 1952. He served in the US Army from 1952-1955 (Stationed in Germany), worked for S.C. Toof and Co from 1955-1959, retired with the rank of Captain from the Memphis Police Department (1959-1990). He was a member of Berclair Masonic Lodge #771, Fraternal Order of...
James Robert Floyd, 77, of Memphis TN., passed away on June 7, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents James Hanon and Virgie Lee Floyd. Mr. Floyd leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Doris Wright Floyd, his daughter, Rhonda Floyd Williams, son-in-law Gary Williams and grandson, Gary L. Williams, all of Memphis TN. "J.R." graduated from Nicholas Blackwell High School in 1952. He served in the US Army from 1952-1955 (Stationed in Germany), worked for S.C. Toof and Co from 1955-1959, retired with the rank of Captain from the Memphis Police Department (1959-1990). He was a member of Berclair Masonic Lodge #771, Fraternal Order of Police, as well as Tennessee Law Enforcement Association. He attended the FBI Academy in Quantico VA. His passions were camping, riding and repairing motorcycles and making memories with his "Sardis Lake family." One of his proudest moments in life was seeing his grandson become a policeman 50 years to the day after he became a policeman (11/2/59-11/2/09). Visitation will be held at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens on Saturday, June 9 from 5-8pm with a Masonic Service at 7:30pm. The funeral will be the following day, Sunday, at 2pm.

"I am so sorry to hear about James. I know he has been sick for a long time. He has gone to a much better place and will not suffer any more. May God be..." Sharon Helms (Memphis, TN)

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