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Obituary: David Samuel “Dave” Floyd III


Ocit PictureDavid Samuel “Dave” Floyd, III, 71, of Conway, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Conway Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 30, 1944, in Ripon, Wisc., he was the oldest child of the late Dave and Ruth Chamberlain Floyd of Conway.  He grew up in Granada Hills, Calif., graduated from Granada Hills High School, attended junior college in Southern California before attending and graduating from State College of Arkansas (now the University of Central Arkansas).  He received a master’s degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

A lifelong educator, Dave was a teacher and coach in Parkin School District (Cross County), a principal and superintendent in Lepanto (Poinsett County) and retired as Director of Facilities from the Arkansas Department of Education.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Carolyn Bell Garner Floyd of Conway; his son, Charles David “Chad” Floyd (Jennifer) of Searcy; grandchildren Emma, Hannah and Weston Floyd of Searcy; his brother Steve (Nina) Floyd and sister Carolyn (Jimmy) Ishee, all of Conway; sisters Anne (Aves)  Floyd and Nancy (Scott) Kirk, all of Abilene, Texas; several nieces and nephews and their families, numerous cousins and many friends.

Pallbearers were Tony Smith, Riley Swindle, Blake Bell, Miles Bell, Hunter Rennie, John Pipkins, Tommy Shoemaker and Bill Barden.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Ruth C. and David S. Floyd Fund in the UCA Foundation, 201 Donaghey Avenue, P.O. Box 4986, Conway, AR  72035.

Family gathered with friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel Conway, Ark.

Memorial Service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church Conway, Ark., with Rev. Michael Ulaswich and Mr. Mike Morris officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements were under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Conway, Ark.

Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/conway.

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