Published in The Augusta
Chronicle on November 11, 2012
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.
- Memorial services for John Price Fuzzy Floyd, 66, will be conducted
at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Phil
Private burial will follow at a later date at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery.
Visitation will follow the funeral service.
Memorials may be made to Trinity UMC Building Fund 1132 Gunter Circle
West Columbia, SC 29169.
Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel is assisting
Mr. Floyd passed away Friday, November 9, 2012. Born in Augusta, GA, he
was a son of the late Marion Carter and Jewel Adams Floyd. He was a member
of Trinity UMC, where he was a President of the Methodist Men, Chairman
of Church Council, involved with Meals on Wheels, was a Lay Minister and
Pastored at the Oliver Gospel Mission. He retired from the SC Aeronautics
Commission after 33 years and also retired from Army National Guard after
He played Basketball and Baseball at Augusta College, pitched for the
Pittsburg Pirates from 1964 to 1970, and umpired Collegiate Baseball for
22 years. Mr. Floyd was inducted into the North Augusta Hall of Fame and
was part-owner of the Palmetto Collegiate Umpires Association. He was
honored at the dedication of the new USC Baseball Umpires Locker Room
with a plaque bearing his name, Fuzzy Floyd.
An avid woodworker, he loved working with his hands and was a true cowboy
Survivors include his wife, Kaye Stevens Floyd, daughters, Brandi Diane
Floyd, Breana Dawn Floyd, Brooke Denise Floyd and Lisa Ann Lichenburg
(Jay), brother, Marion Carter Floyd (Jan), sisters, Penny Carter and Sherry
Withers (Jerry), grandchildren, Evan Bitzas-Floyd, Jacob Lewis-Floyd,
Cara Trask, Niko Bitzas-Floyd, John Michael Floyd and Will Lichenburg,
his mother-in-law, Regis Stevens and his beloved dog, Jackson.