Walter "Walt" Cloyd III '68
December 16, 2016 8:26 AM
updated: December 16, 2016 8:28 AM
Published in Shreveport (LA) Times on Dec. 16, 2016
Walter Cloyd(1946 - 2016)
Walter "Walt" Cloyd, III
Walter Lee Cloyd III was born June 20, 1946 in McComb, MS to the late Walter Lee CLoyd, MD and Caroll (Cotten) Cloyd, and died December 9, 2016.
He graduated from Byrd High School in 1964 and then graduated from Texas A&M in 1969 with a degree in Physics. He received a Master's degree in Business Management at Webster University.
Walt was a 25 year career military officer in the US Army Corp of Engineers. He was an Airborne Ranger. He retired to Bella Vista, AR in 1994. He loved golf and traveling in his RV.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patsy; two sons: Ryan Cloyd (Michele) of Danville, IL, MSG Gregg Cloyd of Herndon, VA; four grandchildren; two brothers, Jeb Cloyd (Cindy) of Birmingham AL, Dr Mike Cloyd of Pelham, AL; one sister, Becky Phillips (Bill)
of Birmingham, AL.
Interment will be in Forest Park East Cemetery on Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.