Lloyd Woodruff Cardon
Funeral Services for Lloyd Woodruff Cardon, 80, are being held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 25 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Winslow. Viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service in the Relief Society Room. Interment will be in Desert View Cemetery.
Lloyd Cardon passed away on Sunday afternoon, October 22 at his home in Winslow after a lengthy illness. He was born on June 7, 1920 in Binghampton (Tucson). He was the ninth of ten children and the fifth son born to Joseph Elmer and Lucinda Hurst Cardon. He moved to Wins1ow in 1937, to live with his sister and attend High School. He graduated from Winslow High School in 1940. He had been an outstanding athlete and attended one semester at Arizona State College on a football scholarship. On the 25th of June, 1941 he married Mayola Shumway in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple. To this union one daughter, Carol Hardy and two sons, Alan and Donald were born.
Lloyd went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad in 1942. He retired after 44 years in 1986. They then moved to Camp Verde where they built their home and lived the next 13 years. They moved back to Winslow 1999 to be near their family.
He and his wife had the opportunity to serve in the Mesa Temple from 1986-1988. He was a lifelong member of the LDS Church, serving faithfully in many assignments. He was an avid gardener and had many talents. He was a devoted husband, son and father.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Mayola; children, Carol and Charlie Hardy of Winslow, Alan and Patty Cardon of Burley, Idaho and Donald and Rebecca Cardon of Flagstaff; two brothers, Eugene Cardon of Farmington, New Mexico and Udell Cardon from Victorville, California; and sister, Gladys Miller of St. George, Utah; 13 grandchildren, Tom, Steve and Mike Hardy, Tracy Turley, Nancy Bratt, Natalie Jones, Nathan, Brian, Matthew, Charles, Daniel, Randall and Johnathan Cardon; 15 great-grandchildren and two more on the way.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Lucinda Cardon.
Greer's Scott Mortuary of Winslow is in charge of the arrangements.