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Lloyd Rosenbaum

June 15, 1938 — May 24, 2022

Lloyd D. Rosenbaum, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Abilene, Texas.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. A chapel service will be Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park with Masonic Rites with Hobah Lodge #1394.

Lloyd was born June 15, 1938, to Howard and Otha Rosenbaum in Odessa, Tx. He attended Abilene schools and as an active Boy Scout, he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He met his future wife, Pat Cooke, at Abilene High School. They married on November 29, 1957. Lloyd worked in the construction industry and was a Master Plumber who specialized in Construction Management. He was also a Scottish Rite Master Craftsman and received his 50 year pin as a Master Mason while belonging to Hobah Lodge #1394. As a dedicated dad to three sons, he led Boy Scout troops, sponsored Rodeo teams, supported FFA, attended multiple sporting events, coached a lot of Little League baseball and served as President of the Northern Little League.

In 1973 his family left Abilene to begin his career as a Construction Manager in the Power Industry that took them to many parts of Texas. In 1992 he became Chief of Construction in Austin for Texas Preservation League for the restoration of the State Capital. As a last hurrah, they moved to Las Vegas to work on one last construction project before retiring in Abilene. Along the way he continued his education and was awarded a Bachelor degree in Business from Midwestern State University at the age of 50.

He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and the Open-Door Sunday School class. Even in retirement he continued to share his vast knowledge of construction by accompanying youth on Church Mission Trips and gave tirelessly of his time, talents and tools to help build Fort Imagination, the Community Built Playground.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Rosenbaum, sons Clint and wife Pam of Abilene, Curt and Beckie of Lake Whitney and Clay and Debbie of Blanco, seven grandchildren, Jessica McGaughey, James Rosenbaum, Ashley Gabbard, Amy Sheehan, Cade, Cole, and Coye Rosenbaum and seven great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Alpha Omega Hospice and the staff of Lyndale Memory Care for the love and care they showed the family these past few years. Special thanks to Executive Director, Rachael Valfre for the gift of Insight to Lewy Body Dementia and special attention she gave to Lloyd.

In lieu of Flowers, donations appreciated to the Taylor-Jones Humane Society or The Scottish Rite Children's Hospital

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, May 31, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Elmwood Funeral Home Family Center

5750 US-277, Abilene, TX 79606

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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