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“Sorry to hear of this, rest in peace, Loyd. My condolences to the family. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Philena Hope - Friend

“My deepest condolences. Dad (Guillermo - Bill) spoke very highly of Loyd. It was a honor to have met him. He will truly be missed. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rose Garza

“So sorry to hear this. I know my Dad & Mom loved you both very much as well as the rest of us. Thoughts & prayers through this difficult times. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Laura Garza - Friend

“My condolences to Joanne and all of his family. I loved visiting with Lloyd. He was so pleasant and always had a story to tell. I enjoyed hearing...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Christi Morgan - Friend

“I remember many good memories playing cards and having New Years partys years ago. So sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Chris Davis - North Aurora, IL

“Loyd was such a good man that if you would come to him with a problem then he would be there to help. He would give you the shirt off his back if...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carl Huffman - Sterling, IL

“I'm so sorry for the family's loss! Hugs to everyone! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin McKenna - Normal, IL

“We are sorry to hear of Loyd's passing. He was a great man. Joanne if you need anything you know I am just a phone call away. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Meier - rock falls, IL

Loyd D. Crocker, 90 of Sterling died Monday November 16, 2020 at Morningside of Sterling.

He was born a long, long, time ago in Morganton, Arkansas the son of Carl and Luna (Stark) Crocker on March 17, 1930. He served proudly in the US Army as a SGT during the Korean War. Loyd retired from Northwestern Steel and Wire Co as a car checker. He married Joanne Nelson on December 10, 1987. He followed his Southern Baptist roots and enjoyed reading his Bible. He was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and liked building things.

Survivors include his wife, Joanne; daughters Beth Zuidema and Angela (Jamison) Schroeder both of Morrison; sons: Dr. Larry (Mark K.) Crocker of Godfrey, Donald (Tammy) Crocker of Morrison and David Joe (Valerie) Crocker of Livingston, TX; his extended family: Steve (Shawn) Nelson, Jeff (Debbie) Nelson, Craig (Norma) Nelson and Debbie Schoonover; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren and 35 step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his infant son; 4 sisters and 5 brothers.

Private family graveside services with military honors will be held on Wednesday at Oak Knoll Memorial Park. Arrangements completed by the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory..

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you "pay it forward" in acts of kindness to others during this difficult time.