George Albert Lloyd, 86, of Homeland, passed away Saturday, June 29, at Folkston Park Nursing Home. He was born December 26, 1932 in Homeland, to the late John Lloyd and Winnie May Guinn Lloyd. 

He retired from the U.S. Navy with more than 20 years of dedicated service. Mr. Lloyd was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and loved to garden and grow citrus trees. He and Mrs. Lloyd enjoyed traveling hundreds of miles just to eat lunch. 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Wise, and two brothers, Roy Lloyd and Bud Lloyd. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Velma Jean O’Berry Lloyd; three children, George Timothy (Christine) Lloyd, Jack Rufus (Joy) Lloyd, and James Thomas Lloyd; two brothers, Glenn Lloyd and John Lloyd; two sisters, Judy Dixon and Linda Brown; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

The family received friends Monday, July 1, at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 2, in the chapel of Shepard- Roberson Funeral Home with the Rev. Clayton Davis officiating. Burial followed in Homeland Cemetery with full military honors. 

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home.

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