Thomas Edwin Floyd, Jr.
February 19, 2012
Thomas Edwin Floyd, Jr. age 69 passed away from his earthly home in Molino on February 18, 2012 under the tender care of Covenant Hospice. Tommy was affectionately known as the Mayor of Dogwood Park. Mr. Floyd was born in Clio, AL, August 22, 1942.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Ruth Cunningham Floyd, and his first wife Barbara Chancellor Floyd.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years Patricia McGahey Floyd of Molino, sons Michael (Shannon), Matthew and daughter Melissa (Anthony) and “adopted” daughter Sara Teymorzadeh all of Pensacola. Tommy also has eight grandchildren Jacob, Tyler, Samantha, Ally, Isabella, Heila, Anthony, and Noah. Other survivors include sister Ellen (James) Baker, brother Bobby (Donna Sue) Floyd, Uncle Alex Brock, and sister-in-law Brenda (James) Coston all of AL, several nieces, nephews and cousins including Jimmy and Jacky (Sharon) Cunningham of Molino. Mr. Floyd also is survived by a brother-in-law Sam (Liz) McGahey of Clinton MS.
Active pall bearers will by Mark Baker, Michael McGahey, Scott Cunningham, Arnold “Dink” Kennedy, Carlos Ted Hassebrock and Mike Spinks.
Mr. Floyd had a successful career with Chemstrand/Monsanto Company starting in 1965 and was medically retired in 1991. Asked to serve as honorary pall bearers are those who worked with Tommy “Wildwood” in the 708 Lab, the Diagnostics Group and Intermediates Maintenance.
Tommy enjoyed fishing, “junking” and a good practical joke. He was a member of Woodbine United Methodist Church, was a Mason, and served in the US Army Reserve.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 am at the funeral home with burial at Aldersgate Cemetery in Molino. Services will be conducted by Rev. Jim Reece, assisted by Rev. Jimmy Allen. Flowers are appreciated and/or memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice, 5041 North 12th Ave., Pensacola, FL. 32504
Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 Highway 29 South Cantonment is in charge of arrangements.