The Obit For Garry Floyd

GARRY M. FLOYD
PLAYED ON THE DETROIT TIGERS' FARM TEAM AS A PITCHER


Tributes.com March 17, 2010

Mr. Floyd, age 70, died on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at William Beaumont Hospital, in Royal Oak, Michigan.

He was born on July 8, 1939 in Highland Park, Michigan, to James Milton and Muriel Ann Floyd. He had been a resident of Clawson, Michigan for 44 years.

Education: Garry graduated from Wilbur Wright High School (a trade school)

Occupation: Mr. Floyd was a Union Steward at Chrysler Corporation for 38 years. He was the longest running (union) Steward for Chrysler. He also had worked at the Oak Drive-In Theatre at Normandy & Coolidge, in Royal Oak. Mr. Floyd had served on the Credit Union (ABD) Board.

He was devoted to his family, wife, children and grandchildren. He loved sports, especially golf, and traveling - Up North and to Texas and Las Vegas.

Surviving Wife of 50 years: Jean (nee: Collins) Floyd

Surviving Daughters: Elizabeth Tiffner (Rodney), Carrie Morrisroe (Michael), and Sherrie Ode (Derrick) Grandchildren: Jenna, Cole, and Devin

Surviving Sister: Marilyn Johnson (Don) Deceased

Brother: the late Richard

Also survived by: many loving nieces and nephews

Visitation: Thursday, March 18, 2010, from 2-8 PM at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 32515 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, Michigan (between 13 & 14 Mile Roads)

Funeral Service: Friday, March 19, 2010 - 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. Gary M. Tierney officiating.