OBITUARY

Lloyd Butler Killen

January 27, 1949August 28, 2020

Lloyd Butler Killen passed away peacefully on Friday, August 28, 2020 at the age of 71. A native of Bennington, VT and resident of Harahan, LA, Lloyd was born on January 27, 1949 to the late Carroll G. Killen and Clara Butler Killen. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Gorden Killen.

Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of almost 47 years, Judith Almon Killen; his son, Andrew; his daughter Betsy Travis (Ross); granddaughter, Abigail Travis; and two sisters, Karen Pass and Sara Killen of New York. He is also survived by an uncle, cousins, nieces, and great nieces.

Lloyd earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Stetson University in 1971. He moved to New Orleans, LA in 1972 to pursue a career in banking and later insurance. Lloyd began working for the National Finance Center in the early 1990’s, retiring as a computer programmer in 2015. Before and throughout his business career, he served in the Army Reserves and retired as a Lt. Colonel.

Lloyd was a faithful member of First Baptist New Orleans where he served as a Deacon. Active in the music ministry, he sang in the choir and was a member of the brass ensemble. Lloyd also taught Sunday school and was later a greeter at our Sunday services.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at First Baptist New Orleans, 5290 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. until the service at 10:30 a.m. The church requires all those attending to wear face masks.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Samaritan’s Purse: www.samaritanspurse.org/our-ministry/donate-online or to a charity of your choice. The family invites you to express your fond thoughts, memories and condolences online at lakelawnmetairie.com.

Services

24 October

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am

First Baptist Church New Orleans

5290 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124

24 October

Memorial Service

10:30 am

First Baptist Church New Orleans

5290 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124

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Scott Lewis

October 20, 2020

I enjoyed working with Lloyd. He was always of good cheer and a joke or two. Sorry for your loss.

Gary LeBoeuf

October 20, 2020

I worked with Lloyd at the National Finance Center. He was a gentle soul and will be missed.

Cheryl White

October 20, 2020

My sincere condolences to Lloyd’s family. Although Lloyd and I didn’t work closely together, I do remember seeing him in the halls or in meetings and he always had a very pleasant disposition and a smile on his face. We surely can use more folks in the world like Lloyd. May God bless and keep you.

Patricia Keith

October 19, 2020

Such a kind soul, pleasant smile and always willing to help a fellow coworker at the National Finance Center. Sending heart felt condolences and prayers to the Killen family from the Keith's.

Philip Saitta

October 17, 2020

Served with Lloyd for several years in the Army Reserve. He was a friend, and a kind and gentle man. My condolences to the Killen family.
LTC (ret) Philip W. Saitta III

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