James Edwin Loyd
James Edwin Loyd, 87, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on September 10, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Alice Ann Loyd, 86. They were married for 65 years. He has three children, James M. Loyd of Claremore, OK, Martha Ann Kirchmaier of Middleburg, VA and Matt Loyd of Newbury Park, CA. He's also survived by his brother, Tracy and sister, Gail “Scalley” Jones, both of Tulsa. Jim has 8 beloved grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He retired as a U.S. Naval Aviator in 1955 and went on to be a pilot for 36 years for United Airlines. He had resided for the past three years in Middleburg, VA, living with his loving wife and family, and receiving special care provided by his son, Jim and Karin Loyd and daughter, Martha. He requested cremation upon his passing in order to be close to his wife, Alice Ann until they are both ready to be laid to rest together in Park Grove Cemetery, in Broken Arrow, OK.