Wilbur Lloyd Sholes
Date of Death: September 30, 2020
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Heaven welcomed home Wilbur Lloyd Sholes on September 30, 2020.  Dad (Lloyd) was born in Petersburg, VA.  Proud son of Dorothy Townsend and Wilbur Irwin Sholes.  Preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Crowder and Kathleen Coley. He is survived by his “beautiful, first wife” (his words), Mary Lou, son Mark (Amy), and daughter Laura…

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ROBERT C MYERS left a message on May 9, 2021:
Just learned my long-time and good friend Lloyd has passed away. We were close friends for so many years in Petersburg. My heart is saddened. If any of family ever read this, please contact me 502 262 5291 I live in Louisville, Ky. With University Louisville, Bobby Myers
Wendy Pelton left a message on November 13, 2020:
Although I only got to know Lloyd at the end of his life, he impressed me greatly with his kindness and strength. Even in his final days, he was concerned for others more than himself. Blessings to Laura, Mark, and the entire family as you grieve his loss and remember his legacy.
Beth Pruitt left a message on October 9, 2020:
Laura, so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family. Your dad will be with you always!!
Anne Birdsong Anderson left a message on October 8, 2020:
Laura, I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard for a daughter to lose her father; my heart goes out to you. I pray that your faith and the love of friends and family support you now and for the days ahead. Take care. Sending you hugs and love, Anne
Catherine M Faulkner left a message on October 6, 2020:
Looking at the river this morning, it is so peaceful. I pray peace for your family. Knowing fully that he is in Gods hands will bring comfort. But I cannot imagine the loss your heart feels. No one can ever replace a loving, supportive, adoring father in the heart of a daughter. Love you Laura. Remember to rake care of yourself as you surely are taking care of everything and everyone else, as is your way.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
The Andrews Family left a message on October 5, 2020:
Prayers for comfort and strength that Only God can provide are going up. Laura, we are truly sorry and are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
The Kunes Family left a message on October 4, 2020:
We love you our sweet Madrina! You so clearly loved your Dad and always shared the best stories about him with us. We know you are sad, and we are praying for the peace of Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit to surround you and carry you through your grief. We love you and Padrino!
Lynn & Nigel Mumford left a message on October 4, 2020:
We grieve alongside our dear friend Laura (Mark). A daughter who loved her dad (Lloyd). Lloyd had great wisdom when sharing the Bible. He could create some clever quotes.! His dry sense of humor was always a joy to brighten the day! May his future generations continue his Christian beliefs and never forget the sweet & gentle man he was!
Wynne Rentz left a message on October 4, 2020:
Sending love during this time you are an amazing family - We are thankful we were able to offer some support during his stay at the hospital.
Beth And Raja Bakhshi left a message on October 4, 2020:
Our prayers go out to the whole family. There is joy in knowing that Lloyd has received complete healing from his earthly ailments in the presence of our Heavenly Father above. May Lloyd’s love and legacy live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him on earth. We pray for peace in this time of grief.
Wayne and Mavis McKenley left a message on October 4, 2020:
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers remain with you Laura and Mark and your entire family.
Jean & Steve Vinson left a message on October 4, 2020:
Our hearts go out to the whole family, especially to our dear friend Laura whom we know adored her father. She will, we are certain, continue to carry on his legacy of support, encouragement and faith in the face of adversity, among other things. May the peace of God which passes all understanding guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Cindy and Jeff Crosslin left a message on October 3, 2020:
Our prayers to the Riley Family. May all your happy memories give you comfort during this time of sadness. We love you!
Betty & Joe Hales left a message on October 3, 2020:
Our hearts are sad to lose this loyal friend . We go back many years and have much love for all of the Sholes family . We will miss his witty remarks, jokes and Bible knowledge . Much love & prayers to Mary Lou, Mark, Laura and all the family.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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