- July 8, 1938 - March 17, 2017
- North Charleston, South Carolina
of George's Passing
Wounded Warrior Project
P. O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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“Renee I want to send you and your family my condolences. I was sorry to hear about your dad and feel even worse that i couldn't make it to the...Read More »
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“My sympathy along with prayers for the entire family during this very difficult time . Rick was a good friend , full of fun , wit and loads of charm ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Leslie Chabot - Summerville, SC
“Renee, your Dad will be missed by all his friends and Danny and I especially rest assured that your Dad is at peace and remember we love you too
4 of 8 | Posted by: Pam & Danny Axson - Seneca, SC
“Rest easy Rick
5 of 8 | Posted by: Suzanne Campanelli - New Orleans, LA
“Brenda & Family We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad, who gave 20 years to protecting & defending our country ! Our prayers go out...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy/ Mike Becknet - Encinitas, CA
“Rick you will be missed. We had some of the best times. Always had a smile on your face. And I see you had a love for St Judes children's hospital...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Tina Schaffer - Charleston, SC
“My therapy dogs Roxanne (mini wirehaired dachshund) and Samantha (yellow lab) visited with George every week. He loved the dogs and we will miss him...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Laurie Breisch - Mount Pleasant, SC
Sergeant George R. "Rick" Lloyd, USAF (Ret.) 78, of North Charleston, SC died Friday, March 17, 2017. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017, in St. Theresa the Little Flower Catholic Church, 11001 Dorchester Road at 11:00 am. Entombment with military honors will follow at Dorchester Memory Gardens, 11001 Dorchester Road. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
Rick was born July 8, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Robert W. Lloyd and the late Reba Ann Giberson Lloyd. He grew up in southern New Jersey where he attended Belhaven Grammar School and Ocean City High School. He received his GED in the Air Force and later graduated from Penn State with a degree in Business.
He retired from the United States Air Force after serving 20 years. During his career in the Air Force he served in Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Viet Nam, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Guam, Paris, Central and South America. Sergeant Lloyd also had numerous assignments in the United States, including Special Assignments: member of the Air Force Air Commandos, Special Operations Command (Central Command), Assistant to a 4 Star General, The Citadel, Baptist College at Charleston, Air Force Recruiter Headquarters, ME, IL, MO, FL, GA, SC, NC, TX, NJ, CA, VA, and Washington DC.
Sergeant Lloyd received two presidential citations, plus numerous medals and ribbons from the US and Foreign Governments. Sergeant Lloyd was a 100% service-connected disabled veteran. Sergeant Lloyd was also a Life Member of the Disabled Veterans of America (DAV), Life Member of the Air Force Sergeants Association. He was a Mason and Past Exalted Ruler of Elks Lodge 2603, Camden/Lugoff, SC. He was a member of VFW and Charter Member of American Legion Post 208, St. Jude's Children's Hospital monthly contributor, volunteer for Lowcountry Honor Flights for WWII veterans and families, member of St. Theresa's Catholic Parish in Summerville, SC, and contributor/volunteer to St. Vincent's DePaul Catholic Charity.
He is survived by three daughters, Brenda J. Bullard (Dennis), Darlene Lloyd, and Renee Lloyd; two sons, Jason J. Lloyd (Jennifer) and William Lloyd; two granddaughters, Courtney J. Bullard (Andrew) and Chloe E. Lloyd; two grandsons, Jason Maxwell Lloyd "Max" and George "Wyatt" Lloyd.
Flowers accepted, or memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.