Jack Taylor Lloyd, of Calgary, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2005 at the age of 86 years.
Born June 8, 1919 to Walter Lloyd and Opal Devereaux Lloyd in Vancouver, BC. Jack lost both parents at an early age, his father when he was five and his mother when he was a young teen living in Wilkie, SK. Jack joined the RCAF in 1942 enjoying a twenty-four year career in navigation and aerospace systems training. He was often known in the military as “Happy Jack”. Jack married his childhood Wilkie sweetheart, Reta Clements, after the war in 1948. They lived in many cities across Canada and in France; retiring first in Edmonton, then in Victoria, and finally Calgary. Jack enjoyed his family, and friends as well as community events and especially loved to travel with his family.
Left to miss Jack but celebrate his wonderful life are his daughter Meryle and son-in-law Gord Lehn; and their children Jenny and Megan; his son Gordon and daughter-in-law Susan and their children Katie and Amanda; as well as many relatives and friends across the country. His childhood sweetheart Reta predeceased him in 2001.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Sunday, December 18, 2005 at 1:00p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Donald C. MacMahon, CD., Padre. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca. Special thank you to Dr. Rebecca Wiens of the Palliative Care Team and numerous staff on unit 82 and 36 of the Foothills Hospitals for their support.
In living memory of Jack Lloyd, a tree will be planted by McINNIS HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLEPrint This Obituary & Condolences