Pastor Chris Loyd Dies at 54

The New Jersey resident was pastor of the Rock in Nyack and had served at the Rockland Baptist Church in New City.

Chris Elliott Loyd passed away at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the age of 54. 

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Ave., Boonton, N.J., on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a service at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. His friend, Rev. David Persson, will officiate the service. The interment will take place in San Antonio, Texas, at Holy Cross Cemetery on Saturday, July 19 at 10 a.m.
To share a memory or extend condolences, please visit www.codeymackeyfh.com.

Chris was born in Valparaiso, Fla., on Feb. 23, 1960. He received a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a master's of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. 

He was pastor of the Rock, a contemporary Christian church, meeting in Nyack, N.Y. Previously, he served as pastor of New Life Fellowship in Madison, N.J., and Rockland Baptist Church in New City, N.Y. 

Prior to entering the ministry, Chris worked in the product design field as a consultant to firms in Texas, including John Frassanito and Associates and R.O. Norman Company.

Chris enjoyed reading, planning the next trip (especially to Hawaii), and spending time with family and friends. He will be remembered for his love of adventure - flying as a private pilot, sky diving, and riding motorcycles.

Chris is lovingly remembered by his wife, Ruth; mother, Carrie; sister, Delene; niece, Jennifer; nephews, Phillip and John, and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, John, and his sister, RaNell.

>via legacy.com  


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