James Ervin Loyd, 85, of Lake Village, died on July 13, 2016 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village.
He was a retired lieutenant for the Arkansas State Highway Police, an avid quail hunter and enjoyed fishing in Lake Chicot.
Mr. Loyd was born October 17, 1930 at Yellow Bayou Plantation in Lake Village and was the son of the late James Weaver Loyd and Maude Moss Loyd.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Weaver Loyd and three sisters, Louise Neikirk, Frances Gray, and Katherine Jolley.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Imogene “Jean” McGoogan Loyd, of Lake Village; a daughter, Stacy Ann Horton and husband, Dr. Charles Horton of Berryville; three grandchildren, Julia Loyd Horton, Anna Elizabeth Horton, and Charles Moss Horton; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation is July 16 at 10 at Bishop-King Funeral Home in Lake Village. The funeral service will follow visitation at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lake Village City Cemetery.
Memorials for James Ervin “Baby” Loyd may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.