Johnny Olan Floyd, 91, of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Southeast Georgia Heath System.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Lewis Burton, of North Brunswick Christian Church, officiating.
Entombment, with military honors, will follow in Brunswick Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Noah Williams, Luke Williams, Benjamin Floyd, Caleb Hightower, Jay Hightower and Bill Nutgrass. Honorary pallbearers are Boyd Cope, Dave Hunter and Steve Pittman.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour.
Johnny was born on Jan. 18, 1927, in Eastman, Ga., to his parents, John Benjamin and Willie Pearl Wright Floyd. He was a 1944 graduate of Dublin High School, a United States Navy veteran of World War II, worked for 40 years with Georgia Power and was a Georgia Power Ambassador member. He was a former president of the Brunswick Lions Club, member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and former chairman of Boy Scouts of America, where he was awarded the Silver Beaver Award. He was appointed by Governor Frank Harris as honorary Lt. Col.; and honored by President Lyndon Johnson for saving a life at the Oleander Motel pool. He also helped start the Dublin Touchdown Club in Dublin, Ga.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Edith Brooks Floyd.
Survivors include two daughters, Pam Nutgrass (Bill) of Brunswick, and Vicki Hightower (Jay), of Dunwoody, Ga.; two sons, Johnny Michael Floyd (Janie), of St. Simons Island, and Gary Floyd (Lori), of Birmingham, Ala.; along with 24 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Brunswick Christian Church or to Hospice of the Golden Isles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, www.edomillerandsons.com