HOULTON – Floyd Everett Ivey 76, died July 1, 2009, at a local hospital. He was born May 14, 1933, in Littleton, the son of Munroe and Cathryn (Stockford) Ivey. Floyd was a member of Houlton Full Gospel Assembly. He worked as a carpenter with his father and Leland Longstaff for several years. He was a driver for Dead River Co. for 35 years, until retiring and working part-time at WalMart. Floyd loved to tease and have fun with everyone he came in contact with. He enjoyed league bowling, fishing with family and friends, and going to hunting camp with the boys. Floyd is survived by his faithful, loving wife of 56 years, Betty (Burton) Ivey; his daughter, Robin Thornton and her husband, Keith, of Tennessee; sons, Michael Ivey and his wife, Joy, Dale Ivey and his wife, Deannie, all of Houlton; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Asbury Ivey and his wife, Lil, of Lyman, Richard Ivey and his wife, Imogene, Raymond Ivey, all of Ludlow, Philip Ivey and his wife, Evelyn, of Florida; special friends, Dick Warman and Gary Stairs; several nieces, nephews and numerous friends. He was predeceased by his son, Tony Ivey, in 1999; and his brother, Wendall. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Dunn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Houlton Full Gospel Assembly with the Rev. Kevin Hatch officiating. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make gifts in Floyd’s memory to Full Gospel Assembly or the charity of one’s choice, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730.
FLOYD E. IVEY
Posted July 02, 2009, at 7:48 p.m.