|8/8/2014 10:28:00 AM|
Donald I. Floyd, 82, of Oswego died Aug. 6, 2014, in Seasons Hospice, Naperville surrounded by his family.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Barto Funeral Home, DePue. Burial will follow at Elm Lawn Cemetery, Princeton.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday in the funeral home.
Mr. Floyd was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Ohio, Ill., to Erven “Hagen” and Wahneetah Simon Floyd. He married Kathryn Daugherty 62 years ago.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of Yorkville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. After returning home from Korea he moved to Michigan to learn the upholstery trade from his uncle, Earl Floyd. After learning the trade, he moved to the Oswego area and purchased VanDorn Upholstery, which he owned and operated from 1967 to 2013. Don loved to read books, watch old westerns, visit with everyone and tell many stories. His most favorite thing to do was to mow his yard with his John Deere tractor.
Survivors are his wife, Kathryn of Oswego; two sons, Jeff (Paulette) Floyd of Yorkville and Scott (Tari) Floyd Millington; three granddaughters, Ashley, Aarika and Samantha; four great-grandsons; one sister, Marlene Floyd of Princeton; three brothers, Stan (Sally) Floyd of Sugar Grove, Dennis (Marge) Floyd of DePue and Larry (Kit) Floyd of Princeton; two aunts, Odessa Fontana of Princeton and Marilyn Floyd of Waterford, Mich.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leon, in infancy.
Memorials may be directed to American Diabetes Association.
A guestbook may be viewed and memories shared at www.bartofh.com.
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