Lewisburg-James Manuel Floyd, 52, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at his residence.
Jim was born May 11, 1962, in San Diego, CA, the son of Eleanore Ledward Floyd of Lewisburg and the late Howard Kenneth Floyd.
Mr. Floyd was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, a certified master electrician and supervisor with the research and development department with ABB in Lewisburg. Jim was Past Master of Greenbrier Lodge No. 42, A.F. & A.M a Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 7th Masonic District. He was a Past High Priest of Ronceverte Chapter No. 21 and a Past Commander of Greenbrier Commandery No. 15. At the time of his death he was the Deputy Inspector General for Division eight of the Grand Commandery of West Virginia. He was Past Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of West Virginia. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of Charleston and a KCCH. He was a member of Beni Kedem Shriners. He held memberships in the Anointed High Priests, Red Cross of Constantine, Allied Masonic Degrees and Rosicrucians. He was a Past President of the Greenbrier Valley Shrine Club. Jim was a tireless worker in many Masonic bodies and will be sorely missed.
Other than his father, Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Floyd Wall.
Surviving Jim are: his daughter, Courtney Floyd of Lewisburg; son, James Manuel Floyd III of Lewisburg; mother, Eleanore Ledward Floyd of Lewisburg; and brother, Vice Admiral Kenneth Floyd and wife Debbie of San Diego, CA.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 4 at St. James Episcopal Church in Lewisburg where Fr. Joshua Sax officiated.
Interment was in Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg with Masonic graveside rites conducted by Greenbrier Lodge No. 42.
The family received friends Wednesday evening, Sept. 3 at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Order of the Eastern Star services.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Jim’s favorite charity: Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Rd., Lexington, KY 40502.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.