Loyd G. Box
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Loyd G. Box
  • April 17, 1936 - January 5, 2018
  • Byhalia, Mississippi

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Loyd Gwyn Box, 81 of Byhalia passed away on Friday January 5th at Methodist Olive Branch. Mr. Box was preceded in death by his parents Dalton and Ola Box, his brothers Wallace, Ernest, Coleman and Wade, and his sisters Eloise Bullard, Edith Smart, Dorothy Ednaiston, Faye Bateman and Renee Reed. He leaves his wife Donna of 60 years and grandson Loyd Gregory Box Jr., Brother, Mark Box, and sisters, Jewel Bryant and Lena Sides and a host of nieces and nephews. Mr. Box was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in Japan from1954-1957. He was co-owner of Loyd and Jim's Barber Shop in Frayser for many years. He also barbered in Olive Branch from 1986-2015. Mr. Box Retired from Teamsters Local 667and was a member of the Byhalia Masonic Lodge and the Olive Branch Shrine Club. He loved life, never met a stranger and loved to make people laugh. In lieu of flowers please send any memorial contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Visitation is Tuesday 10:00-12:00 with Service immediately following at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch, MS. Graveside service at Memphis Funeral Home Memorial Gardens in Bartlett at 2:30.