Obit: Lloyd Hansen

Obit: Lloyd Hansen

January 12th, 2018 in Obituaries
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STUART, Fla. — Lloyd Gilbert Hansen Sr. born June 5, 1935, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Jan. 6, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of nine years, Martha Lovelady Hansen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Briggs Hansen and his parents, Lorens and Gustava Hansen. Lloyd is also survived by his four children, Lloyd G. Hansen Jr. (Francisca), of Norway, Susan L. Hansen, of Stuart, Fla., Phillip L. Hansen, of Stuart, Fla., W. Bryant Hansen (Karen), of Prattville, Ala.; and eight grandchildren, Kiersten, Christopher, Wesley (Casey), Hannah, John Peter, Samuel, Hayleigh, and Leah. Lloyd was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1957, and after two years in the U.S. Navy, he settled his family in Memphis, Tenn., where he began a lifetime career in the oil and gas industry. Although he never practiced law, Lloyd graduated from Southern Law School in Memphis in 1963. A longtime former member of Broadmoor Baptist Church, Memphis, Tenn., he served for many years as a deacon and adult men’s Sunday school teacher and was passionately involved in international missions. Lloyd was a sinner saved by God’s grace. He loved the Gospel of Jesus Christ and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5668 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119. Funeral service will be Monday, Jan. 15, at 11 a.m. at Independent Presbyterian Church, 4738 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38117 with Ronnie Collier Stevens officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Ministry to the Military and Internationals, c/o Col. Forrest Marion, P.O Box 4247, Montgomery AL 36103-4247, For: English Speaking Mission Church Stavangar, Norway. Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery 901-767-8930 MemorialParkOnline.com