LLoyd Haven Putzek, age 83, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022 at his home in Marion, Illinois.
LLoyd was born July 16, 1939 in Flemington, West Virginia, a son of George and Louise (Snyder) Putzek. He married the love of his life, Shirley Ann Johnson on October 26, 1957 in Rosemont, WV. She preceded him in death.
Lloyd proudly served his country in the Air Force. He received his Masters Degree and Masters Teaching Certificate. He had worked as a training instructor for NASA at the Goddard Space Flight Center; at Carbon Fuel Company as Director of Management and Employee Training and retired from Kerr-McGee Coal Corp as Training Manager. Lloyd felt following retirement his position was to work for God in his own little way.
He enjoyed hunting and golfing. His memberships included; Marion First Baptist Church; Benton Masonic Lodge and The American Legion.
He is survived by two children, Michael Ray Putzek (Marteena) and Renate L Putzek (Steven Clover); grandchildren, Brittany Hogan (Dustin), Christopher Fitzpatrick (Victoria Robinson), Kristen Mossbach (Tim), Jaden Fitzpatrick, Ezri Putzek, McKenna Putzek and Cade Putzek; and his Great Grandchildren, Amilia Fitzpatrick, Kursten Robinson, Lane Mossbach, Olivia Hogan and Brantley Hogan.
He is preceded in death by parents, wife Shirley, six siblings, Paul Putzek, Jack Putzek, Raymond Putzek, Herbert Putzek, Faye Boyles, and LoVenda Putzek.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 27th from 2 - 4 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Monday, November 28, 2022 at 11 am at Marion First Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Dickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion. Military rites will be presented by members of the Marion VFW Post #1301, American Legion Post #147 and the Scott Air Force Base Flag Detail Unit.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.