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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Loyd Alton Ivey, Sr., resident of 1811 E. First St., Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, April 28, 2009, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following a fall.

He was born Dec. 22, 1932, in Siloam Springs, Ark., the son of Sylvester Ivey and Rosie Robinson Ivey.

He married Barbara Davis on July 31, 1952, at Siloam Springs, Ark.

Loyd and Barbara moved to Fort Scott in 1965 to begin a printing business with Ozark Business Forms. Loyd was self employed as a carpenter and farmer prior to retirement.

He attended the Community Christian Church. Loyd was baptized in the First Christian Church at Siloam Springs.

He loved taking his grandchildren rabbit and squirrel hunting, arrowhead hunting, fishing and coon hunting. He looked forward to meeting his coffee buddies at McDonalds each morning.

Survivors include his wife Barbara, of the home; three sons: Loyd Ivey, Jr. and Randy Ivey, both of Fort Scott; John Ivey and wife Teresa, Wichita; and one daughter Sharon Button, Fort Scott. Also surviving are two brothers: Earl Ivey and wife Mary, and Ralph Ivey, all of Siloam Springs, Ark.; two sisters, Lucille Morris and husband Raymond, Siloam Springs; and Sue Southard, Jonesboro, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, Stacey Culpepper, Olathe; Jessica Ivey, Girard; Kelley Tucker, Kimberly Graham, Kristy Sickles, Kaylee Button, Scotty Button, all of Fort Scott; Brandon Ivey, Justin Ivey and Crystal Ivey, Wichita; Dylan Ivey, Richmond, and Quintin Ivey, Mapleton; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Roger Dale Ivey.

Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.

Words of comfort may be emailed to condolences@cheneywitt.com.