John Russell Floyd


John Russell Floyd, age 59, died December 27, 2020 in MUSC Marion Hospital after an illness. 

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Turbeville Southern Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will speak with friends following the service at the cemetery. 

Russ was born in Sumter County.  He was a son of Elro Floyd and Jane Green Floyd. Russ was a member of Turbeville Southern Methodist Church and former Food Service Manager at the Compass Restaurant in Turbeville for 40 years.  Russ loved to cook cakes and pies, and deliver those and his home grown vegetables to his family and friends.  

Surviving are his sister Janet Floyd Miller (Michael) of Marion and a nephew Jackson Miller of Marion. 

Memorials can be made to Turbeville Southern Methodist Church (1642 Main Street, or P.O. Box 233 Turbeville, SC 29162) or to Ebenezer Southern Methodist Church, WMS Missions (1048 Dudley Road, Marion, SC 29571) in Marion.

Due to the current health crisis (COVID 19) we ask for you to please practice social distancing and wear a mask.  Please respect the family health and well-being.  Direct eye contact and loving and encouraging words can be as meaningful to the family as a traditional handshake or hug, especially during theses difficult times.

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