Lloyd Douglas Erwin (1947-2020)

October 19, 2020

Services for Mr. Lloyd Douglas Erwin, 72, of Fruitvale, were scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, October 9, 2020, at Edgewood Church of Christ, with Don Cannon officiating.

Interment followed in Creagleville Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Mr. Erwin passed away October 5, 2020, at his home in Fruitvale. He was born November 3, 1947, in Grand Saline, to Frank & Frances (Sullivan) Erwin. He spent most of his life in the Grand Saline/Fruitvale area where he graduated from GSHS, Class of 1966. During his lifetime, he was a very active, faithful member of the Church of Christ. His father, Frank, established Erwin Concrete in 1946. Lloyd took the business over in 1978 and has operated it to the present. Lloyd also served on several different boards including the Fruitvale ISD School Board, Fruitvale Water Board, and Fruitvale Housing Authority Board. He also served on the VZ County Emergency Management Team alongside FEMA. Lloyd served many years on the VZ County Sheriff’s Posse. His favorite pastimes were fishing, hunting and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, Ty and Caden. Mr. Erwin is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Billy Frank Erwin.

Survivors include his son, Jeremy Erwin of Fruitvale; daughter, Dena Erwin of Fruitvale; brother, Bobby Joe Erwin of Grand Saline; sister, Francine Erwin of Ft. Worth; two grandchildren, Ty Erwin and Caden Erwin, both of Fruitvale; two nieces, Jennifer Allen and Jessica Jacobson, both of Ft. Worth; several cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Terry Don Goggans, Jody Mayne, Don Maxfield, Tommy Garrett, Ben Duke, and Rex Erwin.

Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie R. Nation and Ronnie W. Nation, Jr.

The family received friends 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.