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March 11, 1916-Sept. 25, 2012

Lloyd Micajah Massey, 96, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Universal Healthcare in Ramseur.

Lloyd was born in Wayne County March 11, 1916, to the late Elijah Massey and Emma Cox Massey. He was married to the late Eunice Overman Massey.

Lloyd was a member of New Hope Friends Meeting.

He was a longtime farmer in the Dudley community, and served as president of the American Dairy Association of North Carolina.

Lloyd was a past master of the North Carolina State Grange.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at New Hope Friends Meeting, with Wayne Allman and David Hobson officiating. Burial will follow in Hollowell Cemetery in Dudley.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Dellinger Goodin Massey; his sons, Macon Massey and wife, Donna, of Belton, S.C., Frank Massey and wife, Beth, of Asheboro and Harry Massey of Falls Church, Va.; and three grandchildren, Ellen, Brian and Ashley Massey.

He is also survived by his stepdaughters, Diane Travis and husband, Gary, of Shelby and Christina Dorsey of Hickory, and four stepgrandchildren, Robert Lutz, Ben Travis, Thomas Sigmon and William Lutz and wife, Tammi, and their son, Josh.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to New Hope Friends Meeting, 4451 E. U.S. 70, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on September 27, 2012 1:50 PM