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PRINCETON — Floyd Blizzard, 85, of Princeton died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born May 30, 1931 at Bramwell he was the son of the late George Wilson Blizzard and Dorothy Fowler Blizzard.
He was of the Protestant faith. He was a former coal miner, certified electrician and retired Maintenance Director for McDowell County Board of Education. Mr. Blizzard was a former president of the Anawalt Kiwanis Club and served as lieutenant governor of West Virginia Kiwanis Clubs. He enjoyed bluegrass music and played the mandolin.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Presley Blizzard; one daughter, Patsy Blizzard; three sons, Alex Samuel (Sammy) Blizzard, infant John Lamont Blizzard and infant Floyd Lamont Blizzard, Jr.; two brothers, George S. Blizzard and Randolph Blizzard; four sisters, Alma Blizzard, Bertha McClellan, Lucille Dedic and infant Shirley Jean Blizzard.
He is survived by two daughters, Connie Jarrells of Princeton and Sandy Murphy and husband, Crockett (Pat) of North Tazewell, VA; six grandchildren, Robbie Jarrells and wife Margaret, Ron Jarrells, II and wife Shannon, Stacey Harman and husband John, Nikki Alley and husband Kasey, Sam Blizzard and wife Kim and Jason Kennedy and wife Tessa; nineteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel with Rev. Thurman Belcher officiating.
Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
Entombment will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 9 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton. Friends attending are asked to meet at the mausoleum.
Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
To view a video tribute to Mr. Blizzard or send the family online condolences please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on January 5, 2017
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