William Ellison Floyd, 59 of Whiteville passed away December 31, 2009 after an extended illness.
Bill was born to Henry and Mary Floyd on March 13, 1950 in Opelika, Alabama. His parents preceded him in death.
He was a 1967 graduate of Opelika High School, and a 1972 graduate of Auburn University receiving a B.S. in Business. Bill worked in the Hardware Industry for over 43 years with the last 3 years at Council Tool Company. He was a past president of the Jaycees and awarded a lifetime membership. He was the treasurer of the Carolina Ramblers, a professional Business Association. Bill was also a member of The Desotoe Squares. Bill was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church where he was Parish Council President and an Elder at Lake Waccamaw Presbyterian Church.
Bill is survived by his wife Martha Floyd of the home, sister Mary and husband Bill Simpson, daughters Chrissy and husband Neil McConaughy and Ashley and husband Wes Joyce, stepdaughter Erika Steele, stepson Teddy Safarian, grandchildren Bradley Steele, Olivia Aldridge, Kyleigh Steele, Melody Joyce and Liam McConaughy.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:30 Saturday, January 2, 2010 at Lake Waccamaw Presbyterian Church where a memorial service will begin at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lake Waccamaw Presbyterian Church, P O Box 150, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
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