January 15, 2019

Floyd E. Lefler Jr.

Died Jan. 24, 2018


Floyd E. Lefler Jr., 68, of Mio passed away at MediLodge of Hillman on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Floyd was born Feb. 28, 1949, in New Haven to Floyd E. and Lillian (Berscheur) Lefler Sr. He served his country in the 1st of the 8th Army Air Cavalry during the Vietnam War, where he was wounded in combat. Upon returning home, Floyd worked as a foreman, retiring seven years ago. He moved to Mio in 1984 from Richmond. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Mio Chapter 4126. He loved hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed two-tracking, shooting pool and playing darts.

Floyd is survived by his mother, Lillian Lefler; his son, James D. Lefler of Houston, Texas; his sister, Ruth Swoffer; and his brothers, Steven (Wendy), Robert and Glen (Kathy).

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd E. Lefler Sr.; his wife, Lila; and his sister, Rose.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, from 1-9 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, and again Friday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home, with Pastor Brenda Klacking officiating, and with military honors offered by the Mio VFW Post 4126. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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