The Rev. Johnny D. Floyd, 82, of Roland entered into his Heavenly rest Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was born May 21, 1934, in Moffett. He married Virginia Lee Lowrimore on Aug. 3, 1952, in Van Buren. The Rev. Floyd was an ordained Assembly of God minister for 50 years. Most recently, he served as associate pastor of Amazing Grace Fellowship in Van Buren.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Virginia of almost 65 years; three sons, the Rev. Dale Floyd and wife Virginia of Roland, Art Floyd and wife Jean of Huntington and Stan Floyd and wife Sara of Muldrow; and daughter, Sondra Reynolds and husband the Rev. Ray Reynolds of DeQueen.
He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Jennifer and Jeff Robinson, Lorena and Alan Goforth, Anthony Floyd and Claudia, Jeremy and Melissa Floyd, Joanna and D.J. Paul, Jason Floyd, Chris and Brittany Floyd, Johnathan and Kellie Reynolds, Kayla and Josh Rich, and Mark and Tara Moore; 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Floyd; his mother, Florence Stites; three brothers and two sisters.
Bro. Floyd loved God and loved going to church. He cherished his family and was a great example for them in both life and death. He will be greatly missed by many.
Funeral service was April 11 at Amazing Grace Fellowship, 2020 Rena Road, Van Buren. Burial followed at New Hope Cemetery in Spiro under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Muldrow.
Pallbearers were his grandsons.