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Loyd Marion Breshears

July 2, 1938 — November 19, 2023

Gladewater, Texas

Loyd Marion Breshears


Loyd Marion Breshears, 85, of Gladewater, Texas passed away on November 19, 2023.  Loyd was born on July 2, 1938 to Loyd Breshears and Fairy Weaver Breshears in Harper, Missouri.

Loyd was a hardworking and brave man.  He served in the Airforce for 20 years before his retirement. Loyd even served as security for President Bush. After retirement he enjoyed traveling, going to casinos and took great pride in his yard. Loyd cherished his family and loved spending time with them.  The memories he leaves behind will forever remain in the hearts of all that knew him.

Loyd is survived by his wife Sally Breshears; sons, Danny Loyd Breshears, Troy Ferguson and wife Rhonda, Dale Ferguson and wife Tracy, Shane Ferguson and wife Vicki; daughter, Debbie Lynn Saboda; son-in-law, Mike Byrd; grandchildren, Keith, Nick, Chris, Carolyn, Keri, Tessa, Tristan, Tyler, Tagger, Kristan, Kimberly, Kaleb, Lacy, Heather, Allen, James, Jennifer and Jodi as well as 19 great-grandchildren.

Loyd is preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Janice Louise Spellman and Angie Byrd and sister Neoma Briggs.

There will be a visitation on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 6 to 8 in the evening at Croley Funeral Home in Gladewater, Texas. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at the Union Grove Cemetery in Union Grove, Texas.

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Past Services


Saturday, December 2, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

Croley Funeral Home - Gladewater

401 N Center St, Gladewater, TX 75647

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Graveside Service

Sunday, December 3, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

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