Loyd Ray Irons, 76, of Wilmar, passed away May 6, 2014 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
He was a retired farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith.
Mr. Irons was born August 1, 1937 at Buck Knob, Ark. He was the son of the late Jerry Lewis Irons and Ethel Standridge Irons.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Ray Irons.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Cessor Irons of Wilmar; two sons, Bobby Irons of Watson and Jason Irons of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Sharon Howard of Paron and Rita Essery of Cold Springs, Texas; two brothers, James Irons of McGehee and Harlan Irons of Pine Bluff; two sisters, Florene Turner of Rison and Lorene Chambers of Hot Springs; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is May 8 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Graveside services will be held May 9 at 2 p.m. at Dark Corner Cemetery at Gould.