Billy O'Neil Lloyd

Born: Thu., Jun. 4, 1931
Died: Fri., Jul. 13, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 16, 2018
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Jul. 17, 2018
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

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Billy O'Neil Lloyd, son of the late Carma and Josephine Gann Lloyd, was born on

Thursday, June 4, 1931 in Corbin, Kentucky, and departed this life on Friday, July 13, 2018 at

his home in the Eli Community of Russell County, Kentucky, having attained  the age of 87years, 1 month and 9 days.

Bill had professed his faith in Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior,

and had been active at the Parksridge Church of God.

He attended Berea College, nearly completing his degree in Political Science before he

entered the United States Air Force on January 10, 1951, bravely serving his country until

October 16, 1953, and was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal.

After attending  the Kentucky State Police Academy, as well as the FBI Academy, Bill-

Unit 162-proudly served the Commonwealth of Kentucky in this brotherhood from July 6, 1954

until his retirement from the Kentucky State Police on July 1, 1986, having achieved the rank of

Detective Sergeant . Upon retirement from the Kentucky State Police, Bill served as

Commonwealth's Detective for the 29th Judicial Circuit from 1986 until 1997

Bill was a 50+year Mason, and was an active member of F&AM Lodge #96 in

Columbia, Ky

On May 6, 1957, Bill was united in marriage to Frances Jeanette Thompson Lloyd, who

preceded him in death  on April 22, 1979. To this union were born two daughters: Melinda

Jackson Lloyd, on January 30, 1960 and Sara Jane Lloyd, on March 29, 1962.

Later, on June 7, 1986, Bill was united in marriage to Joyce Popplewell Lloyd, who

preceded him in death on January 1, 2001.

Bill is survived by his two daughters, Melinda Tejada and her husband, Marco, of

Yorkville, Illinois; Sara Roediger and her husband, Tim, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; a

stepson, Richie Wilson and his wife, Debbie, of Russell Springs, Kentucky; two brothers, Bob

Lloyd of Atlanta, Georgia and Bruce (Buddy) Lloyd, of Kingsport, Tennesse, a sister-in-law,

Juanita Popplewell, of Cincinnati, Ohio; five grandchildren, Alison James of Montgomery,

Illinois, Benjamin James of Addison, Illinois, Tyler Roediger, Trent Roediger and Mattie

Roediger, all of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two step-grandsons, Joshua Hadley and Justin

Antle, both of Russell Springs, Kentucky, and a host of other relatives, neighbors and friends.

In addition to his parents and wives, Bill was also preceded in death by his sister, Betty

Jo Lloyd Culpepper on November 23, 1998 and his stepdaughter, Lori Ann Wilson Antle on

Ocotber 5, 2014.

Services for Mr. Billy O'Neil Lloyd will be held Tuesday, July 17, at 10 AM. at

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs, Kentucky, with visitation at the funeral home from 5 PM. until

8 PM. on Monday, and on Tuesday from 8 AM. until time of the service.

Pallbearers: Tim Roediger, Marco Tejada, Tyler Roediger, Trent Roediger, Benjamin James,

Richie Wilson and Dustin Shofner

Honorary Pallbearers: All his relatives, friends, neighbors, brothers and sisters in the Kentucky

State Police and fellow Masons

Interment: Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery in Randolph, Metcalfe County, Kentucky, with full

Honors by the Kentucky State Police.

Officiant: Bro. Billy Silverman

In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to

Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital in honor of Billy O.Lloyd. These can be made at Bernard

Funeral Home.

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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