Lloyd L. Furr

June 20, 1934 ‒ July 05, 2005

Johnsville, Ohio

JOHNSVILLE: Lloyd L. Furr, 71, of U.S. Route 42, died Tuesday morning July 5, 2005 in his home following a sudden illness.

He was born June 20, 1934 in Shelby to James Preston and Cora Lillian (Carpenter) Furr and had been a Shelby resident prior to moving to Johnsville in 1993.

Lloyd was employed as a crane operator for Copperweld Corporation for over 45 years before retiring in 1996. He was a member of Johnsville Grace United Methodist Church where he formerly served as chairperson of the trustees, and a member of Morrow County Area Honey Bee Association.

Lloyd possessed a hard work ethic and was a great friend and neighbor, never too busy to help when needed. He loved farming and his dogs, fishing and hunting, specially squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs. He showed Arabian Quarter Horses and also did horse shoeing and blacksmithing. He was an advisor for 4-H and Junior Achievement.

A loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife Shirley Lou (McConeghy) Furr, whom he married January 31, 1998; a daughter Peggy E. Dawson and her friend Greg Kaple of Shelby; a granddaughter Dixie Dawson of Charleston, South Carolina; step children and their spouses Stephen and Jessica Coats of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Tracey and Michael Hicks of Shelby, Judy and Michael Hoy of Great Falls, Montana and Chenoa and Joe Braaten of Victorville, California; seven step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; five brothers and sisters-in-law James and Jerry Furr of Douglasville, Georgia, Wilbert and Dorcia Furr and Herbert and Kate Furr all of Galion, Richard and Barb Furr, and Frederick and Jennifer Furr all of Shelby; two sisters and brothers-in-law Edna and William Zeigler of Ashland and Jerry and Floyd Shaw of Shelby.

The funeral service will be held at 12 noon Friday, July 8, 2005 at Johnsville Grace United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 10 am until time of the funeral service. The Rev. John Partridge will officiate. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Johnsville Grace United Methodist Church.