Riley Funeral Home

402 West Main, Hamilton, TX


Loyd Crownover

June 4, 1931June 20, 2020

Longtime Hamilton resident James “Loyd” Crownover, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Focused Care in Hamilton, Texas. He was born on June 4, 1931 to Clint and Velma Crownover in Seymour, Texas. After graduating from Seymour High School, Loyd married Bonnie Jean Kinnibrugh in 1950. Loyd and Bonnie moved to Hamilton, Texas soon after. Loyd worked for Golightly Chevrolet for 17 years as the Parts Manager. He then co-owned Bob (McFarland) and Loyd’s Exxon where he serviced the automobiles for many of Hamilton Counties’ residents. Loyd served as a Precinct 4, Hamilton County Commissioner for eight years. Loyd was a member of the Evant Church of Christ. He was a private pilot and cherished the time he spent flying his Cesna 172. Loyd loved spending time with his family at the lake and was known to be a talented water skier. After retirement, Loyd thoroughly enjoyed his morning walks and visiting with friends at the Dairy Queen Coffee Club. He treasured time spent with his long-time friend, Ruby Lee Jones and her family. Loyd is survived by his children Mike (JoAnn) Crownover of Brighton, Colorado and Barbara (Mike) Stefan of Pflugerville, Texas; Seven grandchildren Don, Shannon, Melissa, Jenna, Ryan, Jolynn and Jamie; Five great grandchildren Keenan, Reina, Trevor, Diego and Casey. Loyd is preceded in death by his parents Clint and Velma Crownover, one brother Bobby and one sister Ruth. He was also preceded in death by his wife Bonnie Jean Crownover and his daughter Susie Crownover Gromatzky. The Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Loyd Crownover will be held on Saturday, June 27th, 10am at Riley Funeral Home, Hamilton, Texas. A Viewing prior to services will be held on Friday, June 26th from 6-8pm, Riley Funeral Home.



  • Clint Crownover, Father (deceased)
  • Velma Crownover, Mother (deceased)
  • Bonnie Jean Crownover, Spouse (deceased)
  • Mike Cownover (JoAnn), Son
  • Barbara Stefan (Mike), Daughter
  • Susie Crownover Gromatzky, Daughter (deceased)
  • Loyd also leaves behind seven grandchildren Don, Shannon, Melissa, Jenna, Ryan, Jolynn and Jamie; five great grandchildren Keenan, Reina, Trevor, Diego, and Casey.

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  • Garlin Anglin, Active
  • Sharon Boatwright, Active
  • Calvin Burks, Active
  • Jack Wall, Active
  • Judd Wall, Active
  • Jaime Crownover, Active
  • Melissa Crownover, Active
  • Robby Crownover, Active


  • Visitation

    Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 27, 2020

  • Burial

    Saturday, June 27, 2020


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