Eldon Michael Lloyd, age 89, died Jan. 11, 2018. He was born in Orem, Utah, March 5, 1928, to Allen W. and Myrtle Carter Lloyd.
Eldon enlisted in the United States Navy in 1944, during WWII, and he served for eight years. After an honorary discharge, Eldon moved to Evanston, where he met and married Lorraine E. Olsen. They were married for 57 years.
Eldon owned and operated Eldon’s Service for 30 years before going to work at FMC. Eldon enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, woodworking and gardening — especially taking care of his many flowers.
Eldon was a member of the Masons, the Shriners and Eastern Star Chapter Nine. He was a Past Worthy Grand Patron with Eastern Star and traveled extensively throughout Wyoming and surrounding states in that capacity after he retired.
Eldon is survived by his wife, Lorraine; stepson, Steve Cates (Julie); sons, Allen Lloyd (Cindy) and Charles Lloyd (Donnell); daughter-in-law, Wendy Lloyd; brother, Gene Lloyd; sisters, Blanche Perry and Gloria Jeppson; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lloyd; his parents; and several brothers and sisters.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Evanston Order of Eastern Star Esther Chapter Nine, PO Box 645 Evanston, WY, 82931.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Crandall Funeral Home.
Thanks to Best Home Health and Hospice, Evanston EMTs and responders, and Rocky Mountain Care for their kindness and care.
Condolences may be made at www.crandallfhevanston.com.