Floyd Epley, age 86, of Forest City, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at Accordius Health-Rutherford.
Floyd was born Thursday, September 13, 1934 to the late Harold Epley and Deta Millwood Epley. He faithfully worked for the Town of Forest City from May of 1955 to June of 1994 before retirement. Floyd was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Forest City and enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and especially enjoyed fellowshipping with others.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepfather, Furman Hardin; brother, Charlie Epley; sister, Margaret Jones and a nephew, Randy Jones.
Those left to cherish his memory include his nieces and nephews, Karen Queen (James), Junior Jones (Bobbie), Patricia McDaris (Tracy), Bobby Jones, Joy Anderson, Allen Jones, Mary Street (Mike) and fifteen grand nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Faith Baptist Church with Reverend Mike Ivey and Reverend Mac Tester officiating. A committal service will follow at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Reverend Mack Tester officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 11:30 am until service time on Tuesday at the church.
Memorial donations are requested to Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Street Extension, Forest City, NC 28043.