Roy Elburn Floyd, age 94, passed away on September 10, 2015 at his home in Manchester, Tennessee. Mr. Floyd was a retired Automaker with General Motors; member of the Farrar Hill Baptist Church and formerly the Ararat Baptist Church and was active in the Senior Citizens Center in Manchester. He was a World War II, United States Army veteran and P.O.W. and received the the Distinguished Purple Heart Medal, among many other awards for his dedicated service. He was the Vice Chair of the “Ex-P.O.W.” Association in Murfreesboro, Tenn., member of the V.F.W., D.A.V. and 70 year member of the American Legion. Roy will be fondly remembered for his generosity to people and love for playing cards. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Bugg Floyd; parents, Samuel Nelson Floyd and Dolly Armetha Sherrill Floyd; sisters, Dorothy Jernigan, Lola Simmons and Virgie Duke; brothers, Othra Floyd, Omer Floyd, Oscar Floyd, Dewie Floyd, Verlon Floyd and Maurice Floyd. He is survived by his daughter, Dorothy B. Collingham (Dale) of Pinckney, MI; sister, Margie E. Trail of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Christopher Collingham (Missy), Brian Collingham (Laurie), Kim Collingham and Tommy Lathers; four great-grandchildren, Samantha Muldoon, Erin Collingham, Hayden Collingham and Mira Collingham; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, Tennessee
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Central Funeral Home
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with U.S. Army Military Honor