Mr. Floyd Fillmore “Fill” Loftin, Jr, 88, of Winston-Salem passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Trellis Care Support. Fill was born on August 31, 1930, in Wilson County, NC, to Mary Blanche Barnes and Floyd Fillmore Loftin, Sr. Fill was a veteran of the U.S. Airforce and retired from AT&T as a creative art specialist in 1989 with 32 years of service. He and his wife enjoyed dancing, going on cruises to Hawaii, Alaska, and Mexico, and taking trips to New York with friends from their dance group. Fill also took great pride in tending to the roses in the garden for his beloved wife, Susie. After Susie’s passing Fill became the “DJ” of their dance group and a stand-in dancer during classes. He had a great sense of humor and loved having fun with friends, family, and all who knew him. Fill was a genuine and kind person who always stepped up to help others. He loved his family and adored grand and great-grandchildren, who affectionately called him “Pop”. Fill was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of over 60 years, Susie Mercer Loftin; one granddaughter, Adrienne Loftin Overby; and one sister, Anne Loftin Moles. Surviving are one daughter, Phyllis Loftin; one son, Warren Loftin (Cindy); two grandsons, Zachary Fillmore Loftin and Nathaniel Warren Loftin; one grandson-in-law, Cal Overby; great-granddaughters, Abby Overby and Laney Overby; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Woody Merritt officiating. Entombment will follow at Forsyth Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The family would like to thank Trellis Supportive Care (hospice) of Forsyth County for the care and compassion they provided for Fill. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cancer Services, 3175 Maplewood Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.
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