Ronnie E. LoydPublished 6:52am Friday, February 1, 2013
March 25, 1953 –
Jan. 31, 2013
Ronnie E. Loyd, 59, of Bainbridge, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at his residence.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Scarborough officiating. Interment will follow at Turnage Cemetery in Seminole County, with Chris Oaks, Chad Oaks, Gary Loyd, Carl Holloway, Johnny Wacaser and Billy Gray serving as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Ivey Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to Flint River Hospice, 402 N. West St., Bainbridge, GA 39817 or American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave., Suite 100, Albany, GA 31701.
Ronnie was born March 25, 1953, in Donalsonville, Ga. He was a graduate of Jacksonville High School and was a mechanic. Ronnie was the leader of the End Time Gospel Singers and was of the Pentecostal faith.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Earnest R. Loyd; his brother, Greg Loyd; and his brother-in-law, Bobby Oaks.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Day Loyd of Bainbridge; his daughters, Tiffany Reeves and her husband, Jason, of Atlanta, and Trish Taunton and her husband, Pierce, of Bainbridge; his son, Earnest Loyd of Donalsonville; his step-son, Rusty Smith and his wife, Jennifer, of Brooklet, Ga.; his mother, Geneva Loyd Sullivan and her husband, Don, of Reynoldsville, Ga.; his sisters, Becky Oaks of Crawfordville, Fla. and Cindy Hall and her husband, Jackie, of Monticello, Miss.; his grandchildren, Brittany Gilbourn, Faith Taunton, Pierce Taunton III, Cy Taunton, Bryan Loyd, and Nick Loyd; his step-grandchildren, Douglas Taunton, Jonathan Taunton, Sydney Claire Smith, Jackson Smith, Jacob Sikes and Jenna Sikes; and his mother-in-law, Ruth Day.
Ivey Funeral Home is in charge.