Willie Loyd

Willie Loyd

August 14th, 1926 - November 25th, 2019
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Willie Loyd, Jr. was born on August 14, 1926 in Cleveland, Mississippi to the late Willie Loyd, Sr.
and Elmer Loyd. Willie is preceded in death by: Three sisters, Burdell Rush, Ruby Moore and
Elizabeth Banks; four brothers, D.C. Loyd, Namon Stanford, Jr., Ernest Stanford and Wardell
Stanford; and his two sons, Larry Gene Loyd and Cortez Loyd.
Willie received his early education in Cleveland, MS. After marrying his first wife, Queen Spring-
field, the couple moved to Chicago in 1953. Willie and Queen were married for 23 years and to
this union nine children were born.
Willie worked at a chicken factory, Joseph T. Shuflitowski, Malti Foods and Smuckers, before he
retired, becoming self employed. He owned two junkyards, one located on Kolmar and Roosevelt
and the other one on Taylor and Pulaski.
In 1985, Willie remarried to his second wife, Mary Jane Carter, and through this union they had
one son.
Willie Loyd, Jr. was a handsome, wise, charming, funny man. He liked playing card games and
making people laugh. Willie loved tearing up and rebuilding junk cars. He sold a lot of used cars
that he put together. There is nothing Willie didn’t know about cars. He also loved to play jokes
using the name Thedovonzail. His former pastor was Rev. Curtis Brooks.
Willie Loyd Jr. was called home on November 25, 2019 at 9:07 a.m. at Loretta Hospital.
He leaves to cherish his memories: His wife, Mary Loyd; his sister, Mary Jackson; one brother,
Roosevelt Stanford; five sons, Willie James (Louise) Loyd, Kelvin Loyd, Verdale (Cynthia) Loyd,
Joseph (Georgia) Loyd and Darryl (Autumn) Loyd; six daughters, Diane Loyd, Rita Loyd, Norma
Jean Loyd, Vanessa Loyd, Tammy (Howard) Bryant and Autum Rush; sixty grandchildren, eighty-
nine great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nephews,
nieces and friends.
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