John E. Lloyd, 82, former Ashland and Maryland resident, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, East Norwegian St. Pottsville. Born in Ashland, January 29, 1940, he was the son of Earl and Catherine Keller Lloyd. He was a graduate of the former Ashland High School, class of 1957. John was a seventeen year veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam War. He was an Electrical Technician aboard the U.S.S. Garry, a Guided Missile Frigate. John later worked as a Materials Handler for Giant Foods in Maryland until his retirement. He attended Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Ashland, and was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local # 730, Washington D.C. Preceding him in death was a son James H. Lloyd, passing in 2008, a sister Jean Hubler, and a sister in law, Susan Lloyd.
Wife: Margaret Lloyd, married 59 years
Sister: Dorothy Jeffrey, Elysburg
Sister: Lorraine Rossberg, Shrewsbury
Brother: James Lloyd, Fountain Springs
Two Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews
Relatives and friends will be invited to attend a graveside funeral service with Navy Honors in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at a later time. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.
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