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Eddie Joe Floyd
April 17, 1960 ~ April 15, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Eddie Joe Floyd, age 63 of Hazlehurst passed away at his residence on April 15, 2023.
Mr. Floyd was born in Hazlehurst to the late Mr. Devoy Floyd and Katie Mae Hall Floyd. He was a simple man and a hard worker. Mr. Floyd never missed a day of work. He served several years in the United States National Guard and left with Honorable Discharge. He was employed by Hazlehurst Mills and worked there until retirement after 44 years. He was loved by many and will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, Catherine Sarah Floyd, brothers, Donald Floyd and David Floyd, and sisters, Patricia Griffin, and Aileen Killi.
Survivors are his sons, Eddie Joe Floyd Jr. of Hazlehurst, Jason Lolies (Kim) of Newland, NC, Rush Bailiff of Hazlehurst, and Harlan Hamby of Douglas, daughter, Sarah Freytag Anderson of Chauncey, brothers, Roger Floyd (Lisa) of Milford, VA Aubrey Floyd (Virginia) of Hazlehurst, sister, Judy Hayes, and Lisa Floyd both of Hazlehurst, brother-in-Law, Cecil Griffin of Hazlehurst, and special friend Bessie Trowell. 15 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, from 1 to 5 P.M. at Miles Funeral Home.
A graveside service will be held for Mr. Floyd on April 19, 2023, at Hazlehurst City Cemetery beginning at 2:00 PM. Rev. Jinker Horton will officiate.
Frank Edwards, Gary Troup, Derry Toler, Thomas “Red” Ashley, Randy Cannon, and previous and current employees of Hazlehurst Mills will serve as honorary pallbearers.