John Robert Loyd, 82, of Sherwood died Friday, July 20, 2012. He was born July 10, 1930, to Robert A. Loyd and Johnnie Mae McGlothlan. He was a U.S. Marine for 24 years, with two tours of duty in Vietnam, and one tour in Korea. He was decorated and awarded many honors.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Loyd Mixon and a brother, Don Charles Loyd.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Geal and husband Robert; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home. Burial with military honors was in Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock.

The family requests memorials be made to Pulaski County Humane Society.

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