Loyd Bolick, 74, of Wooster went home to be with the Lord after a long courageous battle on September 15, 2012. He was born to Carl Allen and Eva (Rodgers) Bolick on September 11, 1938 in Franklin, North Carolina. Loyd was devoted to his Lord and enjoyed serving Him in many ways. Dear to his heart was Camp Otyokwah, First Church of God, and the pleasure of assisting Brothers and Sisters in Christ. His hobbies were woodworking, from a house to model cars, and spending time with his family. For his church he served as a faithful Elder & Trustee, and he served as a state board member in Findlay for Camp Otyokwah. He especially found enjoyment in spending time with his beloved wife for 51 years. The pride of his life could be found in his kids and 10 grandchildren. After 34 years of loyal service to Smith Dairy, Loyd still loved his ice cream. He will be missed by his family, friends, and people whose lives he touched. His is survived by his wife, Eloise (Bell) Bolick who he married August 25, 1961; son Rick (Tonya) Bolick of Wooster; daughters Laura (Tim) Krajcik of Wooster and Betsy (Jim) Lessig of Ashland; grandchildren Jeannette (Matt) Prince, Christopher Bolick, Whitney Bolick, Ashley Krajcik, Elise Krajcik, Kristin Lessig, Maddy Lessig, David Lessig, Robert Lessig and Jonathan Lessig; sisters Edna Bowers of Franklin, N.C, Anna Lee (Ben) Massagee of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers Odell (Helen) Bolick of Franklin, N.C., Ellard (Sylvia Took - recently deceased) Bolick of Franklin, N.C., Willard (Karen) Bolick of Wooster, Bob (Otela) Bolick of Franklin, N.C. and Marvin (Phyllis) Bolick of Franklin, N.C. Loyd was preceded in death by his parents and two small sisters, Willa Mae and Berdell. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at the First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road, Wooster with Rev. Arnie Kaufman officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to Camp Otyokwah, 3380 Tugend Road, Butler, OH 44822.
Camp Otyokwah, 3380 Tugend Road, Butler, OH 44822.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at the First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road, Wooster
Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home