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William T. Loyd Jr.

Oct. 24, 1952 – July 1, 2020

NATCHEZ — Private family graveside services for William T. “Buddy” Loyd Jr., 67, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, will be held Monday, July 6, 2020, at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Russell Wagoner officiating under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Loyd was born October 24, 1952, in Helena Arkansas, the son of William Taylor Loyd Sr. and Mary Ann Blankenship Loyd.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He had a passion for music and guitars. He built many guitars for friends and family.

Mr. Loyd was preceded in death by his mother; and his grandparents, Walter Loyd, Ruth Loyd, Inez Lane and Oscar Blankenship.

Survivors include his father William T. Loyd, Sr.; brothers, Tommy Loyd and wife Charlene, Jimmy Loyd and wife Becky; sisters, Allison Monarch and husband Patrick and Ruthie Heard and husband Steven; 12 nieces and nephews, and 9 great nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.