Death of James Manuel Floyd

LEWISBURG — James Manuel Floyd, 52, of Lewisburg passed away Friday, August 29, 2014, at his residence.

Jim was born May 11, 1962, in San Diego, CA, and was 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; his mother, Eleanore Ledward Floyd of Lewisburg; and his brother Vice Admiral Kenneth Floyd and his wife Debbie of San Diego, CA.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014, at 2 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church in Lewisburg with Fr. Joshua Sax officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg with Masonic graveside rites conducted by Greenbrier Lodge No. 42.

The family will receive their friends Wednesday, September 3, 2014, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Order of the Eastern Star services beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Jim’s favorite charity: Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

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