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Floyd Dallas

Floyd Dallas, 68, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following a short illness. He was born February 14, 1946 in Elyria, where he was a lifelong resident.

Floyd was a member of First United Methodist Church in Elyria. He cherished spending time with his family and loved shooting pool. Floyd enjoyed tinkering around the house, camping, cars and motorcycles.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Mary S. (nee Diers); daughter, Deborah C. Freeman (John) of Elyria; son, Joe Dallas (Michele) of Avon. Additional survivors include three grandchildren, John, Taylor, Jordan; sisters, Shirley Hill and Patricia Brown, both of Elyria; brothers, James and Marvin, both of Elyria and numerous nieces and nephews.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Dorothy (nee Baker) Dallas; sister, Lila; and a brother, Jack.

A celebration of Floyd's life will be at 3 P.M., Sunday, July 6, 2014, in the Sanctuary at The First United Methodist Church, 312 Third St., Elyria, where Reverend Roger Talbott will officiate. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions, in Floyd's memory, be sent to the church.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, (440) 322-4626. Online condolences can be expressed at

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