Loyd C. Warren, of Winter Garden, passed away Nov. 13, 2023, at Advent Health Hospice in Orlando.
Loyd was born Sept. 30, 1938, to Loyd C. Sr. and Altha (Mayberry) Warren in Fisk, Missouri. He studied engineering for one year at the University of Missouri at Rolla.
Loyd married Eugenia “Jeanie” Robertson in 1959 and moved to Florida in 1977. He and Jeanie owned Orange Blossom Indian River Citrus, a retail store and citrus mail-order business in Orlando for 25 years. A self-taught engineer and inventor, he obtained a patent for an orange juice extracting machine.
Loyd served in the Missouri National Guard for seven years. He was active in the Jaycees and Lions club. He was a member of the Florida Gift Fruit Shippers Association and served on the board of directors of Orlando Lutheran Towers. He enjoyed international travel and was a lifelong jazz music enthusiast.
Loyd is survived by his wife, Jeanie; daughter, Carla (Michael) Campbell; son, Clark Warren; sister, Barbara Warren Mattingly; brother, Gail Warren; and grandsons, Justin Warren and Evan Campbell.
Loyd was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry L. Warren.
A memorial service was held in Missouri Nov. 18. Donations to the American Kidney Fund were requested in lieu of flowers.