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Loyd Lee Gruver, age 78, of Lamar, Missouri passed away July 19, 2019, at his home.
 
Loyd was born May 30, 1941 in Lamar, MO to Albert Franklin Gruver and Veda Maxine (Eberting) Gruver.  He served in the US Navy from 1958 to 1961. On December 14, 1970, Loyd married Roza Mary Carmichael in Dallas, TX.
 
Loyd was a farmer from 1974 to 1989, retired as an over the road truck driver in 2002 and provided transportation for the Amish from 2012 to 2016, and was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle.

Survivors include his wife Roza, of the home; a son Clayton "Scott" Springfield, Springfield, MO; three daughters, Debra Kay (David) Robinson, Hico, TX, Mary Gene Holder, Jerico Springs, MO, and Lottie (Jeff) Creasy, Columbia, MO; a brother, Darrell Allen (Denise) Gruver, Racine, MO; two sisters, Linda Jacoby, Pleasant Valley, MO and Sharon Perry, Holt, MO; a sister-in-law Susan Gruver, Lamar, MO; nine grandchildren, Quinton (Gaby) Robinson, Marble Falls, TX, C.J. (Liz) Robinson, Austin, TX, Kyle (Jamie) Holder, Jerico Springs, MO, Sam, Ben, Abe, and Max Creasy, Columbia, MO, Crystal (Cody) Manning, Bolivar, MO and Jessica (Caleb) Lawler, Springfield, MO; six great grandchildren, Logan, Morgan and Lucian Robinson, Marble Falls, TX, Jace, Josie Dawn and Jaycie Mae Holder, Jerico Springs, MO.

Preceding Loyd in death were his father and step-mother Albert and Pollyanna Gruver, his mother, Veda Shatz, a sister, Carol Lynn Gruver, a brother Gerald Gruver; and a sister-in-law Beth Gruver.
 
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, July 22, 2019 at Full Gospel Tabernacle with burial to follow in Howell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time at the church


 

Comments  

#4 Jericho Springs mo.Patty McCrery 2019-07-22 22:34
So sorry for your loss. He was a very dear friend of ours. He was a great neighbor. We will miss him very much. Prayers for Rosa and the rest of the family.
#3 Chesnutridge moBrenda Guilliams 2019-07-22 17:21
My heart and prayers go out to the family with my deepest sympathy!
#2 Villa Ridge, MissouriJuanita Beckman 2019-07-22 16:03
A man of epic integrity,and family; that will be very missed.
Juanita M Beckman
#1 El Dorado SpringsSusan Buckalew Ray 2019-07-22 15:55
Prayers for the entire family. Big,warm,tight,hugs to Roza Mary
AND Mary Gene,Scott,&Lottie...Some
of the best friends we had as kids
I'm sure Mom&Dad(Louis&Vickie Stuedle)
will be holding the gates of Heaven
open to welcome a wonderful friend HOME.

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