William “Bill” C. Floyd a lifetime resident of Oak Bowery was born in a home in Oak Bowery on October 10, 1940 and passed away at his home in Oak Bowery on September 27, 2018. He was 77 years old.
Bill was known by the community as the unofficial Mayor and Police Chief. He was the owner of Opelika Lawn Care, and served the community for many years in the Lawn Care Industry. Bill was an avid Auburn Fan having graduated from Auburn in 1964 with a degree in Business. He loved to entertain family, hosting family functions at his home. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, and working cattle. Bill was one of the hardest working people known to man. Bill grew up working in the cotton fields of Oak Bowery, which is where he got his strong work ethic.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alma Parker and Clay Floyd; sister, Martha Louise Southern.
He is survived by his children, Dedee Manley (Danny), Ginger Lee (Travis), Lisa Barnes (Ray); grandchildren, Will Sosebee (Beth), Kasey Flurry (Dylan), Hayden Shaw, Ragan Barnes, Kyndel Lee, McKensie Barnes, Logan Lee, Katie Manley; great grandchildren, Piper Flurry, Charlotte Flurry; sister, Dianne Floyd Daniel (Eddie); former wife and mother of his children, Virginia Floyd, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.
Visitation was held Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Oak Bowery United Methodist Church from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.
Funeral services were held at Oak Bowery United Methodist Church Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. which Rev. Bill Parker officiated. Private family interment followed the service.
Memorial donations may be made to Oak Bowery United Methodist Church (P.O. Box 145 Lafayette, Alabama 36862).
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home is directed.