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December 12, 1931 –  October 9, 2017  Graveside Services for long time Woodbine resident, Loyd E. East will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 13th at Nelson Grove Cemetery with Rev. Wylie Sullivan officiating. There will be no formal visitation but Mr. East will lie in state from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday at Meador Funeral Home for viewing and to give family and friends and opportunity to sign the guest book. Loyd passed away Monday October 9, 2017 as his residence in Woodbine.
Loyd E. East was born in Fort Worth, Texas on December 12, 1931, the son of Jesse J. and Mamie (Chappell) East. He married Marilyn Joyce Boynton December 25, 1952. Loyd served in the US Army where he was a medic and a paratrooper. Following his military duty he completed his college education and worked in the medical field as a lab technician. He was a member of Woodbine Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Loyd and Maggie East of Telephone, Randal and Chris East of Sherman and Scot and Sandy East of Valley View; daughters and sons-in-law, Cecelia and David O’Dell of Marietta, Oklahoma, Cynthia and Roger Mount of Rock Falls, Illinois and Melonie and Jimmy Barger of Decatur and was blessed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughters, Tammy and Tina and two grandchildren, Timothy and Casey.