Floyd Quincy Caviness, 96, of Seagrove, died Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at his residence.
Graveside Services, 4 PM, Friday, May 28, 2021, at Antioch Christian Church, Seagrove with Military Honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard and with Masonic Rituals by Marietta Lodge 444.
Officiating, Rev. Bryan Maness.
Floyd was a native and lifelong resident of Randolph County. He was a graduate of Seagrove High School and a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the European Theatre during World War II. Floyd was involved in the bitter fighting in Western Europe when he was captured. He spent 101 days as a P.O.W. before being liberated by his comrades. After the war, Floyd returned to his home where he worked his family farm, built a home, and raised his family side by side with his beloved wife, Mary. He was a member of Antioch Christian Church and was a Mason at Marietta Lodge 444 in Ramseur. Floyd also served his neighbors in Randolph County. He was a Registrar for Brower Township with the Randolph County Board of Elections. Floyd also was elected in 1978 to the Randolph County Soil and Water Conservation District in the Brower-Pleasant Grove Community. Floyd was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Needham Caviness, son-in-law, Ronald Carr, parents, John Avery and Sadie Martha Asbill Caviness, sisters, Stella Kiser, Myrtle Love, and brothers, Joe E. Caviness, Norman Caviness, Glenn Caviness, and infant brother, Jack Caviness.
Survivors: daughters, Linda Brady, and husband, Lavan, of Seagrove, Susan Denise Carr, of Seagrove, sons, Tony Caviness, of Myrtle Beach, SC, Gary Caviness, and wife, Phyllis, of Seagrove, sisters, Margie Kiser, and husband, J.C., of Erect, Patty Welch, of Robbins, Elizabeth Shepley, and husband, Edward, of Carthage, brothers, Grady Caviness, and wife, Edith, of Burlington, grandchildren, Angela Brady Daniels, Kim Wilson, Jason Caviness, Torie Caviness, Katherine Carr, Aaron Carr, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
The body will lie in repose from noon until 5 PM on Thursday, May 27th at the Loflin Funeral Home.
Condolences may be made online at www.loflinfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home, Ramseur.
Memorials may be made to The Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.
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Masonic Home for Children at Oxford
600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565, Oxford NC 27565