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Raymond Earl Lloyd, Sr.

February 18, 1949 - January 17, 2022

Click here to watch the livestream of Raymond's Celebration of Life. The family will receive friends for a visitation and viewing at 1:00 p.m. and celebration of Raymond's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. January 23 at Tharp Funeral Home on Breezewood Drive in Lynchburg, VA. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Farm Family Cemetery in Pleasant View, VA.

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Raymond Earl Lloyd, Sr. 72, of Monroe, VA, went to be with the Lord Monday, January 17, 2022. He was the loving husband of Martha C. Lloyd for 54 years.

Raymond was born Friday, February 18, 1949, in Lynchburg, VA a son of the late Harlan Lloyd and Hilda C. Lloyd. Raymond worked in the sawmill and logging industry for many years. He was the co-owner of Lloyd Brothers Lumber Inc. in Pleasant View for many years. He was also a partner in Shenandoah Hardwood Lumber in Buena Vista, VA and Meadow River Hardwood Lumber in Rainelle, WV. He was an avid fisherman and gardener (always giving his garden away.) He fished bass tournaments all over the eastern United States. He finished 8th out of the 50 top fishermen in the United States in 1993 in the Redman All American in Tuscaloosa, AL.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Ray Lloyd, Jr. (Lisa) and Jody Lloyd (Andrea); grandchildren, Promise (Clay) Campbell, Angel Lloyd (Dillon Inscoe), Elijah (Tamika) Lloyd, Dakota Lloyd (Destiny Rowland), Jacob Lloyd, Maegan Lloyd, Kayleigh Lloyd, and Joshua Lloyd; great grandchildren, Laken Campbell, Adolyn Campbell and Everleigh Lloyd; siblings, Harold “Tommy” Lloyd (Barbara) and Kathy Martin; a brother-in-law, Dorman Jones and a sister-in-law, Kathleen Lloyd; many nieces and nephews. Also surviving are a special niece, Jenna and her husband, Ron Fisher and his best friend Bobby “Big Stogie” Staton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patsy Jones and a brother, Joseph Lloyd Sr.

The family will receive friends for a visitation and viewing at 1:00 p.m. and celebration of Raymond’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. January 23 at Tharp Funeral Home on Breezewood Drive in Lynchburg, VA. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Farm Family Cemetery in Pleasant View, VA.

Click here to watch the livestream of Raymond’s Celebration of Life.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Clifford Baptist Church, 635 Fletchers Level Road, Amherst, Va 24521in memory of Raymond.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory on Breezewood Drive in Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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I am so sorry about Mr. Lloyd. We visited your home a couple years ago while out cruising with Jimmy Andrews. We were welcomed into your lovely home as if we were family. My condolences to the family. Truly will always remember the great welcome we received. God bless the family.

Posted by sandy wheeler on January 23, 2022

We are very sorry we couldn't be here on this very difficult day. Our prayers are with each of you . We have wonderful memories of Mr Raymond will be sorely missed. His memory lives in all of us he was a wonderful man God has gained another angel.

Posted by Debbie and Bob Collins on January 23, 2022

Ray certainly was a great guy . I enjoyed my conversations with him over the years . He will be missed indeed . Prayers for the family and may god bless you all.

Posted by Ron Stowe on January 23, 2022

Praying for your Family. We are deeply sorry for your great loss. May God hold you tight, give you peace, and comfort you. Sincerely, Mike & Connie Hinman Lawtey, Florida

Posted by Mike & Connie Hinman on January 22, 2022

Raymond was a wonderful neighbor and always had a smile to share with those he met. I am glad to have known him. His legacy will continue in this beautiful part of Amherst that he called home.

Posted by Anne Novak on January 22, 2022

Martha, Ray, Jody and the entire Lloyd family and friends, Our deepest condolences to you all. Raymond's passing will leave a void in all of our hearts. He was always a gracious host at the many wonderful gatherings we were invited to. Always making you feel like your were a part of their family. He will be truly missed. Our prayers will continue going up for all. Eddie and Debbie

Posted by Eddie & Debbie King on January 22, 2022

Sweet Martha, I am saddened greatly to hear of Raymond’s passing. I remember how he was so welcoming to us at different times we were in Virginia. He was a joy to talk with. You all will remain on my heart & in my prayers. Fay Eubank

Posted by Fay Eubank on January 22, 2022

Martha I am sorry to hear about your husband passing. If it’s anything you need or just want to talk I am here for you. Prayers sent to his kids and grandkids. Always remember the good times and for the love you had for each other.

Posted by David & Dianne Stedman on January 21, 2022

We are so sorry for the loss of our dear friend Raymond. so many wonderful memories of times shared with Martha and Raymond and the entire family. You will always be in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Doug and Joyce Eubank on January 20, 2022

My deepest sympathies to the family.

Posted by Laura Frick on January 20, 2022

So sorry to hear about Raymond. Love, Prayers and Sympathy sent to all of you. Polly

Posted by Anonymous on January 20, 2022

So sorry to hear about Raymond. Love, Prayers and Sympathy sent to all of you. Polly

Posted by Anonymous on January 20, 2022

Martha, Ray, Jody and family. I am so sorry to hear of Raymonds passing. Wish I could be there to help celebrate his life. I will be out of town. Sending hugs and prayers your way.

Posted by Kathie Brown Taylor on January 20, 2022

Martha, Ray, Jody and family. I am so sorry to hear of Raymonds passing. Wish I could be there to help celebrate his life. I will be out of town. Sending hugs and prayers your way.

Posted by Kathie Brown Taylor on January 20, 2022

So sorry to hear this my deepest condolences and prayers for all the family! He will be greatly missed. Heaven has gained a wonderful angel

Posted by Lisa Davis on January 20, 2022

Sorry to hear of Raymond's Passing. He was always easy to work with when gaining permission on his land to repair the City of Lynchburg water main. Raymond was down to earth and will be missed by many.

Posted by Robert Compton on January 20, 2022

So sorry to hear that my good friend Raymond has passed We did business together till a few years back and kept in touch on a personal basis ever since God bless you Raymond. I will miss your company bob

Posted by Bob cafiero on January 20, 2022

Martha, Sending you and all of your family our heartfelt sympathy during this time of the loss of Raymond. His pleasant smile and warm personality will be missed by many. With deepest sympathy, Polly and Johnny Wimer

Posted by Polly and Johnny Wimer on January 20, 2022

With deepest sympathy and prayers to you all. Always enjoyed talking with him at the bank and the raffles. He was a fantastic guy and will make a wonderful Angel in Heaven. God bless and take care of you all.

Posted by Debbie Doyle on January 19, 2022

I want to thank the Lloyd’s for being the kind loving family that they are . Raymond head of the family has been a wonderful man in there lives and will be missed greatly . I pray the Lord keeps this family strong and together and comfort them . God Bless

Posted by Barbara Zenzen on January 19, 2022

We are so sorry for the loss of Raymond, he was a wonderful man and he will definitely be missed. Our prayers go out to Martha, Ray, Jody and the rest of his family.

Posted by Carl and Cindy Viar on January 19, 2022

I am very sad to see Raymond's passing. Always a good neighbor and pleasant to be around. Prayers, condolences and sympathy to all his family. I know he will be greatly missed.

Posted by Arthur Lamb on January 19, 2022

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