Lloyd A. Dozier, son of the late Robert A. and Gail Elizabeth Anderson Dozier, was born in Vesterburg, Penn., on July 2, 1931, and died at the Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo., on April 14, 2011, at the age of 79.
He had lived in Salina, Kan., Coumbus, Ohio, and Little Rock, Ark. where he retired from the military. He had lived in Parma, Mo., since 1996. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force. He served as a Security and Military Police Officer and had served in Vietman. He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
On Sept. 4, 1958, he was married to Edith Marie Bell in Wichita, Kan.
Surviving are his wife, Edith Marie Dozier of Parma; one brother, Lonnie Dozier of Columbus, Ohio; four sisters, Lucy Manganiello of Brick, N.J., Norma Church of London, Ohio, Donna Goodyear of Coumbus, Ohio, and Juanita Feucht of Amanda, Ohio. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Dozier and one brother, Glen Dozier.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 17, 2011, from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Parma.
Interment will be in the Parma Cemetery in Parma with full military honors. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma is in charge of arrangements.