Mr. Leander Lloyd, Jr. was a resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana at the time of his death. He departed this life on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Leander Jr. was born on March 16, 1951, to the late Leander Lloyd, Sr. and Ruth Ellen White.
Leander Jr. attended Ludlow Elementary School in Ludlow, MS and Betty Mae Jack High School in Morton, MS.
Leander loved watching football, basketball, baseball, track and field. In his later years he loved playing music with his friends, he was the drummer.
Leander Jr. leaves to cherish his memories three sons, Darnell LeShore of Atlanta, GA, Kevin Johnson of Morton, MS and Jonathan Lloyd of Fort Wayne, IN; one daughter, Deidra Lloyd of Morton, MS; three brothers, Eddie Epting, Jr. and Charles (Delois) Harvey both of Chicago, IL, and Dwight (Dinah) Bradford of Noblesville, IN; two sisters, Janice (Carl) Lucas of Jackson, MS and Debra (Benjamin) Smith of Greenfield, IN; five grandchildren, L’Bretia Norwood, Jeremiah Lloyd, Jonathan Lloyd, Jr., Joshua Lloyd and Layla McElroy; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Leander Jr. was preceded in death by his father, Leander Lloyd, Sr.; mother, Ruth Ellen White; and sister, Deloise C. Lloyd-Banks.
The children and siblings of Leander Jr. wish to reveal and express tremendous gratitude to all the Fort Wayne family and friends who gave their support to Leander Jr. during his illness.