Lloyd Richard Cayton, age 88, of Glenville, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, late in the evening of Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Genesis Health Care, Glenville Center in Glenville, following an extended illness.
He was born December 28, 1931 in Braxton County, son of the late Grant G. and Hazel Myers Cayton.
Lloyd is a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served two years at Samson Air Force Base in New York, and one year in Iceland. He was self-employed as a construction worker for 35 years. Later he, along with his wife, Arvalene, moved to Houston, TX, to receive treatments concerning her health.
In 2015, following the death of his wife, Mr. Cayton returned to Gilmer County, where he was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Sand Fork, Gilmer County Farm Bureau, and Gilmer Co. Senior Citizens.
On October 28, 1950, Mr. Cayton was united in marriage to Arvalene Keith Cayton who preceded him in death on May 1, 2014 in Conroe, TX, with her loving family by her side.
Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Lyne Serrazza and husband, James, of The Woodlands, TX, and Lorinda Sue Payne and husband, Joe, of Hoover, AL, and four sisters, Anita Cayton and Margaret Neely, of DeLeon Springs, FL, Judy Steele, of Glenville, and Kay Chidester, of Clarksburg.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, Joshua Jones, Joe Max Payne Jr., Ashley Cayton, Jordan Cayton, and Nicholas Sperrazza, a host of great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other wonderful family and friends.
Along with his wife and parents, Mr. Cayton is preceded by his son, Richard Keith Cayton, one brother, William H. Cayton, one sister, Juanita Chidester.
A funeral service was conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV, 26351 at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 24, 2020. Pastor Bryan Groves and Rev. Ronzel Roberts officiated. Following services, he will be entombed in Conroe, TX, beside his loving wife, Arvalene. Friends were received from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Monday morning, February 24, 2020 at the mortuary in Glenville.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., is honored to assist the family of Lloyd R. Cayton with local arrangements.