Lloyd Boone Hairston Jr., 61, of Lubbock, TX passed away peacefully at home on May 8, 2019.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00 am. The family would like to ask all those who knew Boone to come to the American Legion located at 1620 N. Montana Ave., Roswell, NM 88201 in celebration of his life. Pastor Barbara Norfor Lynch of New Life Church of Roswell will be officiating the services. A reception will follow at the same location as the funeral.
Boone was born in Winston Salem, NC to Lloyd and Katherine Hairston. He was a proud United States Marine Veteran, husband, father, and grandfather. He was a student of Roswell High School but finished his senior year at Clovis High School in 1976.
Boone was a long-time construction worker and jack of all trades who enjoyed working and building things outdoors. He was a member of Holy Trinity Praise & Worship in Lubbock, TX and was baptized through New Life Church of Roswell, NM. Boone enjoyed Sunday night football watching his team Pittsburgh play and bickering with his wife and about the Dallas Cowboys.
Boone is preceded in death by his father Lloyd Hairston Sr., wife Joann Hairston, sister Janet Green (Walter), mother & father-in-law Earnest and Minnie Allen.
Lloyd is survived by his mother Katherine Hairston, son Cody Hairston, daughter and son-in-law James & Jeannie O’Neal. Siblings Donald Taylor, Michael Hairston, Kevin Hairston and wife Alsea, Patricia Hairston, Denise Sweeting and husband Leon, Russell Hairston and wife Teresa. Grandchildren Jeremiah Hairston, Aaliyah O’Neal, Johnny, Y’magine Hairston, Kendra Jackson, Kendrick O’Neal, Morgan O’Neal.
And numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Pallbearers – Charles Harper, James Jackson, Douglas Smith, Keith Bradley, George Rabb
Honorary Pallbearers – Micheal Walker, David Lee