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Franklin Edward Floyd

October 10, 1931 — January 30, 2024


Franklin Edward Floyd, 92, of Ellerbe, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham. 


Mr. Floyd was born October 10, 1931 in Richmond County, a son of the late Benjamin Franklin “Benny” and Eva Stephens Floyd. He proudly served his country in the US Army (Airborne) and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He began a career in law enforcement as an ABC Officer in Moore County, rising through the ranks he retired as chief. Following retirement he returned to law enforcement working for 15 years as a bailiff with the Moore County Sheriff’s Department. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings, Allen Floyd, J.T. Floyd, Charles Floyd, Robert Floyd, Ray Floyd, Elizabeth Smith, Sue Ashworth, Joyce Daniels and Helen Parker.


He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Stella Bowman Floyd; children, Diane Meacham (Mickey) and Sam Floyd (Bonnie); grandchildren, Michael, Lindsay, Amy, Samantha, Amanda and Wesley; eight great grandchildren; brothers, Dennis Floyd and Steve Floyd and several nieces and nephews.


Graveside services will be at 2:00 pm Friday, February 2, 2024 at Ellerbe Cemetery with Rev. Tim Hawks officiating.


Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, P.O.Box 100, Ellerbe, NC 28338 or to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N, Rockingham, NC 28379.

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