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Daniel W. Lloyd
Daniel W. Lloyd, 56, of Henderson, NV, formerly of Valmeyer, IL, died unexpectedly on November 14, 2020, in Henderson, NV. He was born April 21, 1964, in Centreville, IL.
He is survived by his sister Kris Lloyd; nieces Courtney and Taylor Kaufmann; aunts; uncles; cousins; and special friends Teri Goldsmith, Sheri James and Stefan James, and Steve Willis; as well as his American Airlines family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Marvin A. & Shirley (nee Naumann) Lloyd and grandparents Walter & Cora Naumann and Barney & Emza Lloyd.
Daniel attended Valmeyer Grade and High School. After graduation, Dan joined the US Air Force in 1982, went to basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. He attended and graduated from technical school, aircraft maintenance school, crash recovery of downed aircraft course, and chemical warfare training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX. He was assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina with the 4th Aircraft Generation Squadron. He was then honorably discharged in 1986. He was presently working for American Airlines in Las Vegas, NV where he started his career in 1987. He had been a valued member of LAS Cargo Team since December 27, 2010. Dan loved to travel. Mazatlan, Mexico was his second home. In Dan's spare time he liked to work on old trucks and cars, mainly on an old Corvette that he got when his dad passed away.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM until time of service Friday at Quernheim Funeral Home
11:30 AM Friday, December 4, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Steve Boorsma officiating
Private Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO
I worked with Dan and he was kind, gentle, friendly and always fun to be in his company. He was a hard worker and loved people. Kathy Healey
Kathy Healey Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM
As a fellow Airman of the USAF. Dan was such a genuine person and very friendly and helpful to me when I joined the America West team in Vegas... Condolences to his family and friends.... Our loved ones are never gone as long as we remember them.... So he will always be with us until we all meet again... Warrior down, but never forgotten.... Till we see each other again my friend.....
Donovan Saadiq Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM
Many a day at America West having fun at T-point and gates. Sorely miss those days with everyone. Thanks Dan for the days you came to the hospital to visit me during my hard times. You will be missed. RIP my friend. Say hi to Giffen for me
Steve Dwyer Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM
What a great person and coworker! Always helpful with union issues regarding the company! Always positive and always helpful! You will truly be missed Mr.Lloyd ! Thank you for all you did for us. Rest Easy My friend
Gustavo Gamboa Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM