DOZIER, Floyd A., 84, passed away on March 9, 2023, with family by his side. He was born in Lutz, Florida and later moved to Land O Lakes, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents Dillard and Mary (Hoover) Dozier; brother, Lamar Dozier and sisters, Mary Esther Powers, Martha Carlton, Nadine Jones, and Dolores Reams. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy; their daughter, Karen; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Floyd proudly served in the United States Navy and later worked at GTE of Florida, before retiring from Verizon. He was an auxiliary deputy for 31 years with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department and a past Worshipful Master of J.F. Swartzel Masonic Lodge in Lutz, Florida. He enjoyed traveling and Bluegrass music.
The family wishes to thank James A. Haley VA Hospital/Hospice, USF Heath’s Neurosurgery, the Medtronic DBS team, and Tampa General Hospital for treatment during his long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Naval Honors and a Masonic Ceremony will be held at Loyless Funeral Home on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 2 pm.