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Alvis G. Floyd, 85, Columbia, KY (1934-2020)

Alvis Garnett Floyd of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the Russell County Hospital. He was 85 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Richard Lehman, Bro. Troy Grider and Bro. Jordan Burton officiating. Burial will follow in the Freedom Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4pmCT to 8pmCT, and will continue on Saturday morning until time for the service at the funeral home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born December 26, 1934, in Adair County, he was the son of the late Charles Henry and Mattie Ella Rooks Floyd.

Mr. Floyd was a member of the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church and veteran of the U. S. Army. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, watching sports (especially University of Kentucky basketball), being outdoors riding his 4-wheeler and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Julia Emilene Floyd of Columbia; four daughters Anita Pike (Tim) of Russell Springs, KY, Cindy Floyd and Lori Ann Floyd both of Mt. Washington, KY and Amy Floyd of Lexington, KY; six grandchildren Tim "Andy" Pike (Angela), Jacob Pike (Melissa Raines), Devon Pike (Nathan Acree), Logan Godby, Hannah Godby and Abigayl Godby; four great grandchildren Garrett, Emmie and Breanna Pike and Harper Acree; a sister Carrie Lindsey of Mt. Washington, KY and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four siblings James and Charles C. Floyd, Thelma Wells and Nellie Corbin.

Pallbearers will be Garrett Pike, Andy Pike, Jacob Pike, Logan Godby, Byron Raines, Steven Corbin and Keith Curry. Honorary pallbearers will be Willie George, Leon Huff, James Green, Dallas Neat and Charles Neat.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Alvis G. Floyd, 85, Columbia, KY (1934-2020)

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