Claudie Wayne Loyd was born on March 17, 1934 in Durant, Okla., to Claude and Renee (King) Loyd and passed from this life on July 29, 2018 at the age of 84.
Claudie married Nora Darlene Gilbert and they were blessed with four children. Nora passed away in 1970 and he later married Marsandra Hodge. Claudie retired from Sears after 35 years, but always had a passion for Law Enforcement. He served as a reserve deputy for the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and Marshall and Chief of Police of the Combine, Texas Police Dept. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with family and friends.
Claudie was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Nora Loyd; daughters, Kimberley Loyd and Doretha Partain and twin brother, Clyde Loyd.
Claudie is survived by his wife, Marsandra Loyd of the home; children, Claudia Loyd of Durant, Okla. and Donald Loyd and wife Brenda of Combine, Texas; grandchildren, Jason Downs and wife Angelika, Bryan Downs, Brandon Loyd and Debbie Martindale and husband Stanley; 10 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Wilma Gecks, Barbara Whatley and Sandra Dunegan and husband James; Marsandra’s children, Valerie, Christopher and Rebecca and numerous extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will follow in Rosehill Cemetery in Calera. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.