Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Noon at Zion
Cemetery in Lincoln
Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
Loyd E. Elam, 81, of Lincoln, passed
away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at his home.
Graveside Services for Mr. Elam will be held on
Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 12:00 (Noon) at Zion
Cemetery in Lincoln. Military rites will be accorded
by American Legion Post #263 of Lincoln
Loyd Earl Elam was born on November 19, 1938, in
Pekin, Illinois, the son of Earl Herschel and Letha
Juanita Phillips Elam.
He is survived by his loving companion of 30 years:
Sandy Brown; his two daughters: Kimberly Johnson and
Tammy Elam; eight grandchildren: Joshua, Zachery,
Jason, Starana, Jacob, Joseph, Curtis, and Kyle;
eleven great-grandchildren; Sandy’s daughter: Laura
Logan; granddaughter: Erisha Logan; and
great-granddaughter: Jazleyn Thomas.
Loyd was preceded in death by one
daughter: Vicki Emerick and one sister: Ruth
Loyd served in the United States Marines. He worked
as a coal miner for twenty years. He was a member of
Lincoln Moose Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles #2708
in Lincoln, and American Legion Post #263. Loyd was
an Avid Cubs, Green Bay Packers, and University of
Illinois fan. He took a busload of Lincoln kids and
chaperones to Wrigley Field every year for 20 years.
Memorials may be made to the Memorial Home Hospice
or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital .
Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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