Floyd R. McCafferty, age 87, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Richwood, Ohio July 24, 1932, to the late Samuel and Mary (Mulligan) McCafferty. On June 24, 1955, he married Joyce E. Henry and she preceded him in death December 28, 2016. His brothers, Cecil, Lester, Pearl, Kenneth, Clement, William, Guy and his sisters, Hazel Styer and Ester Pebbley also preceded Floyd in death.
He is survived by his children, Sharon (Thomas) Collier of Clayton, New York, Sheryl (Addison) Jago of Rushsylvania, Ohio, Todd (Ann) McCafferty of Botkins, Ohio and Syndy (Bruce Sano) McCafferty of Huntsville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Shannon Gilmore, Tony Jago, Sam McCafferty and Grace McCafferty; two great-grandchildren, Liam Gilmore and Jackson Jago; a sister, Dorothy Ricketts of Marion, Ohio and many nieces and nephews .
Floyd was a Veteran of the United States Army. He had worked at Hopewell Dairy, Airstream, Bush Electric, and retired from Snapp’s Beauty and Barber Supply. Floyd also worked as a part-time farmer. He enjoyed gardening, reading and bee keeping. Floyd was a simple, sweet and gentle man who loved his wife, family and God. All who knew and loved Floyd will miss him.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the memorial service.
Burial will be at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty, Ohio with military rites provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.