Mr. Joe N. Floyd, Jr.
Mr. Joe N. Floyd, Jr. passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023 at AU Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 3:00 PM at Tennille Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Walden officiating. Interment was held in Brownwood Cemetery.
II Corinthians 5:1-8 states, “For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands. Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed instead with our heavenly dwelling, because when we are clothed, we will not be found naked. For while we are in this tent, we groan and are burdened, because we do not wish to be unclothed but to be clothed instead with our heavenly dwelling, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. Now the one who has fashioned us for this very purpose is God, who has given us the Spirit as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come. Therefore, we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. For we live by faith, not by sight. We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Mr. Joe Nathan Floyd, Jr. was born on December 26, 1942 to the late Mr. Joe Nathan Floyd, Sr. of Jacksonville, Florida and his late mother Mrs. Margaret Floyd of Tennille, Georgia.
Mr. Floyd transitioned from this life on Friday, May 12, 2023.
He lived his life as one who was a leader in his community and offered his service in many capacities.
Mr. Floyd attended and graduated from T.J. Elder High School in 1962. He played football in high school and baseball for the Tennille Bombers. He was a volunteer fire fighter for several years for the city of Tennille. He was a pharmacy tech who worked as a delivery driver to assist the needs of the community and expressed his love as he visited. He was a peaceful man who enjoyed life and the people around him. When you talked with him, he had a joke or a funny situation to tell to make your day.
He laughed a lot and moved with the joy of the Lord which was his strength. He talked of this joy from time to time and said God has been good to him and has always been there for him and his family. He was a strong family man and nurtured his children until the day he transitioned to heaven.
As he passed on, Mr. Floyd left in this life, his children: Ms. Linda Knight, Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Gerald (Patricia) Floyd, Augusta, Georgia, Ms. Angela Floyd, Tennille, Georgia; one sister: Ms. Annie Watson, Augusta, Georgia; devoted friend: Ms. Faye Andrews, Tennille, Georgia; five grandchildren: Mr. Bruce Knight, Ms. Ashley Smith, Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Donte Floyd, Texas, Ms. Tierra Strowbridge (Starlette), Mr. Torrez Floyd, Tennille, Georgia; nieces: Ms. Angela Davenport, Augusta, Georgia, Ms. Pamela Watson, Rome, Georgia; great niece: Ms. Aneisha Davenport, Augusta, Georgia; devoted friend: Ms. Dorothy Floyd; Tennille, Georgia; seven great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. M. C. smith Funeral Home in charge.