Lloyd Eldon Eddy

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Lloyd Eldon Eddy, formerly of Burns Flat, Oklahoma, passed into the Lord’s hands on August 13, 2015, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Oklahoma City at the age of 79. He was a kind, caring and
loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Lloyd was born on July 13, 1936, in Clinton, Oklahoma, to Charles and Pearl Eddy. He attended school in Clinton where he was active in baseball and Golden Glove boxing. On July 25, 1952, Lloyd married the love of his life, Barbara June Hauff. To this union five children were born. In 1955, Lloyd joined the USAF and served for four years. He was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, and was later transferred to Warner Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia. After moving back to  klahoma,
Lloyd attended Bethany Nazarene College while working for the Bureau of Reclamation. As a draftsman, Lloyd helped in drawing up the plans for the Foss Reservoir. After finishing Bible college, Lloyd ministered in Oklahoma, Georgia, and Kansas. Upon settling in Burns Flat, Oklahoma, Lloyd took a position as an insurance agent and held it until he retired.  During this time, Lloyd ministered at the Granite prison faithfully for several years. Lloyd's hobbies included singing and playing the guitar. He shared his love of music throughout his lifetime. He utilized his talents as a singer and musician to minister to people of all walks of life. Lloyd was a long time member of the American Legion in Clinton, Oklahoma. During this time, he served two years as chaplain and one year as adjutant. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Pearl, his sister Patsy and his brother Duane. He is survived by his wife Barbara of the home; three  sons, Charles Eddy and wife Carol of Burns Flat, Oklahoma, Mark Eddy and wife Sylvia of El Paso, Texas, and Kevin Eddy and wife Nancy of Yukon, Oklahoma; two daughters, Angela Wright of Oklahoma City, and Leisha Schneberger and husband Fred of Burns Flat, Oklahoma; 15 grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Irvin Eddy and wife Sharon of Custer City, Oklahoma, and Bobby Eddy of Clinton, Oklahoma; and a host of nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held in Lloyd's honor Saturday, August 22, at New Beginnings Assembly of God
Church in Cordell, Oklahoma.