Larry Joe Floyd
December 12, 1954  -  December 5, 2007

Larry Joe Floyd

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Elmwood Funeral Home
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Monday, December 10, 2007
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Chapel Service
Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
2:00 p.m.
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Hospice of the Big Country
4601 Hartford St.
Abilene, TX  79605

Larry Joe Floyd, 52, passed away on Wednesday, December 05, 2007 at his home.

Larry was born in Huntington, West Virginia on December 12, 1954 to Jimmy Franklin and Wanda Mae Floyd. He married Shannon Jean Brooks on March 17, 1999 in Abilene. A long time resident of Abilene he worked as a mechanic and for several years he owned Floyd Automotive. He had a need for speed so he loved to race cars, especially his Corvettes and Sprint car. Larry was a loving husband, dad, son, brother, uncle, grandpa and friend; he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Shannon Floyd of Abilene; mother, Wanda Smith of Huntington, WV; son, Larry Gene Floyd of Abilene, step-son, Skylar Martin of Abilene; step-daughters, Shayla Byers of Abilene and Sarah Michelle Martin of Austin; brothers, Gary L. Floyd and wife Debbie of Abilene, Jerry Floyd of Snyder and Johnny Wilson and wife Donna of Abilene; two sisters, Nancy Cooper and husband Bill of Huntington, WV and Donna Miller and husband Jack of Abilene; two grandchildren, Braxton Byers of Abilene and Savanna Page Bailey of Austin; brother-in-laws, Johnny Brooks, Travis Brooks and David Brooks; sister-in-laws, Toni Crane and Donna Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Big Country, 4601 Hartford St., Abilene, TX 79605


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  1. Gene Furrow
    Knoxville, TN

    Rest in Peace my friend.

  2. Marvin LaDonna Peables
    Abilene, TX

    Our deepest sympathy, and our prayers are with you. Larry was a very good friend and mechanic. No one else would do my mechanic work. And I never will forget the time I spent at Texas Motor Speedway with him,I had a blast . Larry will be missed dearly.

  3. Shane Priddy
    Abilene, TX

    If you need anything, Just let us know.
    The Priddy Family

  4. C. Diane Hubbard
    Kerrville, TX

    Im going to miss Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you Shannon and the rest of the family. If you need anything at all let me know. Now hes dancing in heaven. I love you

  5. Donna Moore
    Abilene, TX

    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. tammy pike
    proctorville, OH

    you all will be in my prayer sorry about larry
    may god be with you all .

  7. erik and cory smith
    abilene, TX

    the family will be in our prayers

  8. don black
    chesapeake, OH

    sorry about larry passing

  9. wanda b hayes
    proctorville, OH

    aunt wanda we are pray for the family

  10. fred and barb black
    proctorville, OH

    cousin fred will miss him keep in touch may god bless you

  11. Charlie and Trudie Brown
    Merkel, TX

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. We knew Larry from many nights racing at the Abilene Speedway. He was a great person and he will be missed.

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