Loyd Keith White passed peacefully on September 21, 2021 in Sherman at the age of 68. He was born to Loyd O. and Juanita O. White on April 23, 1953 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
The family moved to Texas to pursue job opportunities and came to Bells where his father was a barber. Loyd graduated from Bells High School and then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Texas State University.
Loyd enjoyed a career with Allied Barton; providing security for various businesses such as MEMC, Cigna, Sherman Wire, and others. He was a passionate re-enactor for Bonnie and Clyde events; Loyd always acted the role of a police officer. He was amazing amateur historian with unbelievable grasp of facts and knowledge. His enthusiasm for Bonnie and Clyde re-enactments spilled over to his family, he loved sharing stories and telling what occurred at these events.
He loved his wife and his family and relished a special “Papaw Keith” relationship with granddaughter Alizabeth.
Loyd was preceded in death by his parents; Loyd and Juanita White.
He is survived by his wife; Cathy White; daughter, Amanda Overton and husband Jeremy; son, James “Bradley” Payne; grandchildren, Alizabeth Overton; siblings, Gwen Connor and husband Mike, and George “Kyle” White; with an extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins.
A visitation will be held before the funeral services on Friday September 24, 2021 from 12:00 -1:00 PM at Hebron Baptist Church 655 Hebron Road Bells, Texas 75414. Pastor Don Russell, Pathway Church of God in Sherman will officiate the services. Burial will follow at Hebron Cemetery.