Mack Donald Floyd, affectionally known to the family as “Don” was born on February 9, 1951 to the late David and Elfreda Floyd of Nichols, South Carolina. “Don” peacefully departed this earthly life on October 19, 2020 at the home in Mullins, South Carolina. Don’s “outreach ministry” was to extend a helping hand to those in need and to be a caring and giving friend to all he met.
He graduated from Mullins High School, Mullins, South Carolina in 1971; where he received his high school diploma. He furthered his education at Florence Darlington Technical College, Florence, South Carolina and mastered in Diesel Mechanics.
At an early age he confessed Christ as his personal Savior and joined First Friendship Baptist Church of Nichols, South Carolina. As a servant for the Lord, he willingly joined the Young Adult and Male Choir.
He was drafted in the United States Army on June 8, 1971 and received an honorable discharge on June 14, 1973. He continued to serve his country by joining the United States Army Reserves on June 8, 1976 until June 6, 1991.
While serving in the reserve, he was employed at Spring Mills in Mullins, South Carolina from 1974 to 1979 where he exemplified strong work ethics.From 1979 until his health failed, he worked for Mrs. Ann Cook of Lake View, South Carolina doing various farm duties and other assigned tasks.
“Don” was preceded in death by three siblings: two sisters, Mary (Lene) Floyd and Carrie Floyd; one brother, David Floyd, Jr. He leaves to cherish his loving memories ~ wife, Geraldine Legette of Charlotte, North Carolina; son: Don Legette, Lake View, South Carolina; four step children: William Legette, Franklin, North Carolina, Jerome (Stephanie)Legette, Cheraw, South Carolina, Mecoe Legette, Dillon, South Carolina and Regina Legette, Charlotte, North Carolina; three sisters: Maudella F. Paige, Philadelphia, PA, Mattie Floyd, Mullins, South Carolina and Starlene (Felton) Gilchrist, Columbia, South Carolina; one brother, Clinton (Lillie Mae)Floyd, Florence, South Carolina. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Two supportive friends, Carl Graham of Nichols, South Carolina and James D. Lee of Marion, South Carolina
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