September 21, 1940 - August 24, 2021
Lake City: James (Jim) Henry Floyd, age 80, died peacefully with his family by his side, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at his home in Lake City, Florida. He was born September 21, 1940 to the late Stephen and Ruth Floyd. He was raised and educated in Madison County. He joined the United States Air Force and served his Country. He worked with the Florida Highway Patrol from 1968 to 1988 then he was elected Gilchrist County Sheriff and retired in 1996. He loved farming, hunting, and was a avid football fan and enjoyed watching the FSU Seminoles. He enjoyed his grandchildren.He was a dedicated member of Priscilla Baptist Church in Bell, Florida where he served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years. He was a former member of the Gideons and Mason of the Masonic Lodge. He was predeceased by his brother: William Jackie Floyd. He is survived by his wife of 57 years: Sarah Helen Kinard Floyd of Lake City; 3 sons: Stephen Floyd of Bell, Florida, Jeffery Floyd of Lake City, and Jason (Mimi) of Lake City and 7 grandchildren: Kyle, Kelsy, Garrett, Jacob, Rebekah, Ty and Tucker; Sister: Ruth Elizabeth Capps of Virginia Beach, VA, and a host of nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Cherry Lake Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch or the Gideons. Beggs Funeral Home is handling the arrangements 850-973-2258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website at www.beggsfuneral.com.
Lake City: James (Jim) Henry Floyd, age 80, died peacefully with his family by his side, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at his home in Lake City, Florida. He was born September 21, 1940 to the late Stephen and Ruth Floyd. He was raised and educated... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Lake City: James (Jim) Henry Floyd, age 80, died peacefully with...View More
Customized sympathy cards. Mailed for you.Send a Card
Photos & Videos
Share and view memories of James...View Photos & Videos