Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Breaking News

Obituaries

September 16, 2013

Lloyd Wayne McCarley

Athens — Services for Lloyd Wayne McCarley, of Gun Barrel City, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Jordan and Troy Gray officiating. Interment will follow at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Park.

Lloyd was born on June 2, 1941 in Eustace to parents Margie (Banks) McCarley and Loyd R. McCarley and entered into eternal rest on Sept. 13, 2013 at the age of 72. Lloyd was known as "Uncle Red."

He was a very family-oriented and held a special place in his heart for all his children and grandchildren.

Lloyd was a caring man and never met a stranger. Some might say an amazing giver. He was very witty, charming, tough but yet tender-hearted. 

He was raised in the Pearland - Houston area. He returned to the East Texas area in the early 70s with his family. For many years,  Lloyd owned and operated East Texas Tile and Carpet in Athens. He then owned and operated Movies, Etc. in Athens.  Several years later he then purchased Unlimited Movies in Gun Barrel City. After somewhat retiring, he began purchasing and selling real estate. 

Lloyd was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed deep-sea fishing on the coast. He also loved going to the casinos, gambling and playing Boo-Ray with his family. Lloyd was Baptist by faith and went to the Athens Life Fellowship Church. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his father Loyd R. McCarley and his sister Peggy.

He is survived by: his loving wife of 44 years, Faye; daughters, Lori DaSilva and husband John of Rowlett, Carolyn Leonhard and husband Rob of Marshall Town, Iowa, Toni McCarley Carey of Burlington, Iowa; sons, Rodney Crance of Nashville, Ga., Bobby Crance and wife Amy Jo of Phalba, Ernie Swindle and wife Julia of Lawton, Okla.; mother, Margie McCarley; sister Barbara Hedrick and husband Tony of Pearland; grandchildren, Megan DaSilva, Taylor Hackney, Carson DaSilva, Katrina Allman, Robert Leonhard, Mitchell Leonhard, Anthony Rooney, Emily Rooney, Tassie Bechtel, Cody Crance, Justin Crance, Laci Crance, Joey Crance, Ernest Swindle II, Amber Repasy, Elliot Swindle;d eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many friends.

Pallbearers will be: his sons, Bobby Crance, Rodney Crance, Ernie Swindle and John DaSilva; grandsons, Justin Crance, Cody Crance, Joey Crance and Charlie Newkirk.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Warrick, Ronnie Davis, Doug Landers, JJ Thomas, Gene Kupfner, Bill Clark and Harold Durham.

A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com   

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 4-24 coleman.jpg Roosevelt Coleman

    Funeral services for Mr. Roosevelt Coleman,79, Athens formerly of Scurry will be 1pm, Friday, at Petersburg Baptist Church with Pastor Robert E. Dowell officiating.  Burial will be in Steen Cemetery, Malakoff under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.  Mr. Coleman died 4-21-2014 in Athens, Texas.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Willie_Sims_Pic.jpg Willie Sims

    Funeral services for Willie Sims will be at 11 a.m., April 23 at Mt. Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernests K. Browning, Euogist presiding.
    Burial will be in North Athens Cemetery. Services will be conducted by Garrett & Tucker.
    Mr. Sims died April 17, 2014 in Tyler.  He was born April 22, 1942 in Athens, and attended Fisher High School, where he was in the class of 1960.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT davisoe.jpg Rev. O.E. Davis

    ATHENS- Services for Rev. O. E. Davis, 85 of Athens are scheduled for 11:00 A M Tuesday at Main Street United Pentecostal Church in Gun Barrel City with Rev. Tim Weatheread, Rev. Stephen Daywitt, Rev. Chris Bankard and Rev. Kevin Prince officiating.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT ellissharon.JPG Sharon Fuller Ellis

    ATHENS-Services for Sharon Fuller Ellis, 62, Athens are scheduled for 2:00 P M Tuesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating.
    Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park.
    Sharon passed away April 17, 2014 in Tyler.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT Hughes, Barbara.jpg Barbara C. Hughes

    Athens – Funeral services for Barbara C. Hughes, 70, of Flower Mound, Texas, formerly of Athens, are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Gordon McDaniels officiating.  Interment will follow at Poynor Cemetery in Poynor, Texas.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jo Faye Sisk

    GREENVILLE-Graveside services and interment for Jo Faye Sisk, 81 of Greenville, formerly of Baxter is scheduled for 2:00 P M Monday at Davis Cemetery with Rev. Danny Bristow officiating.
    Jo passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Rowlett.

    April 18, 2014

  • OBIT reierson Photo.JPG Del Reierson

    ATHENS-A memorial service for Del Reierson, 87 of Athens is scheduled for 11:00 A M Saturday in First Christian Church with Rev. Lynette Solomon officiating.
    Her cremains will be interred at Post Oak Cemetery beside her late husband Charles T. “Dude” Reierson.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT Rogers, JAmes.jpg James Rogers

    Athens – Funeral services for James Rogers, 90, of Athens, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Athens with Bro. Mike Dean officiating.  Interment will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, April 21, 2014 at the DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT oler jpg.jpg Royce Coleman Oler, Jr.

    1929-2014
    Royce Coleman Oler, Jr., 85, born in Dallas, Texas,  passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 peacefully at home with family by his side. 

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ADR logo.tif A.D. Carter, Jr.

    ATHENS-Graveside services and interment for A. D. Carter, Jr., 84 of Temecula, California are scheduled for 2:00 P M Friday at Post Oak Cemetery with Rev. Larry Fondren officiating. Services are under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Biz Marquee
AP Video
Raw: Kangaroo Rescued From Swimming Pool Raw: 3 American Doctors Killed in Afghanistan Raw: Obama Arrives at State Dinner in Tokyo Raw: Obama Plays Soccer With Japanese Robot Raw: Obama Visits Meiji Shrine in Tokyo Stars Talk Guns N' Roses at Golden Gods New Pictures of Ship That Sank in 1888 Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Goes to Court SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye'