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Loye James Futch

December 29, 1963 October 18, 2017
Loye James Futch
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Obituary for Loye James Futch

Lakeland - Loye James Futch died unexpectedly in Lakeland, FL on October 18, 2017 at the age of 53.

Loye is survived by his wife, Christy Wessel; children, Jordan Nicole Futch, Graeson Tyler Futch and Carson Marie Futch; Mother, Mary (West) Futch; Sister, Kelley (Futch) Boree; Sister-in-law, Karen Holtmeyer (Gary); Brother-in-law, Mike Wessel (Donna); Sister-in-law, Jayne Juern (Larry); Sister-in-law, Angie Wessel (Greg), and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Lewis Lamar Futch; Father-in-law, Donald Wessel; and Mother-in-law Anna Marie (Ruether) Wessel.

Loye was born on December 29, 1963 in Lakeland, FL to Lamar and Mary Futch. He graduated from Warren County R-III High School, Warrenton, MO and served in the United States Air Force. Christy stole his heart and they were married in Lakeland on June 5, 1999.

Loye was the owner and operator of Loye’s Marine Services, with loyal customers from across the state. When not working, Loye enjoyed following his children’s interests from horse shows, to baseball games, to gymnastic meets and volleyball games. He never met a stranger, and had an infectious smile that brightened everyone’s day and light-hearted sense of humor that friends and family loved.

A celebration of life is scheduled at 2401 Gibsonia Galloway Road, Lakeland, FL 33810 on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Guest are welcomed beginning at 3 p.m. with a brief remembrance beginning at 6:15 p.m. Friends and family are invited to share stories, photos and memories of Loye’s life.

The family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family has set up a memorial fund for the children. Please visit for details.

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