Loyd Sherwood Rousey

May 29, 1941May 8, 2014
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Loyd Sherwood Rousey, age 72, passed away peacefully at sunset on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at his home in Plant City. He was born to the late Lloyd Carl and Tina Rich Rousey, May 29, 1941, in Butchertown, KY. Sherwood (Loyd) graduated from Hustonville High School in 1959.

After a successful career as an accountant, he later owned a feed and tack store where he could continue his passion for ranching and horses. He also loved the outdoors, fishing, racquet ball, golf, and woodworking.

Loyd is survived by his life love, Patricia Welch; five children, Richard, Jeffrey, Sean, Matthew, and Julie; four daughters-in-law: Alicia, Shari, Marcia, and Buffy; one son-in-law, Rob; fourteen grandchildren, Joseph, James, Ricky, Ashley, Joshua, David, Matt, Chris, Tyler, Travis, Lindsey, Trey, Tucker, and Alexis; one great grandchild, Carmen; three brothers, Allen, Buddy, and Ronnie; one sister, Nina; three sisters-in-law, Mildred, Joan, and Barbara; and many other beloved family members and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 2pm – 4pm at Wells Memorial and Event Center in Plant City, Florida. A Memorial Service will begin at 3:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be sent to Lifepath Hospice.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 17, 2014
  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 17, 2014

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Charles Berry

May 18, 2014

We were saddened to hear of the loss of Sherwood. Our hearts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. We send our heartfelt Sympathies.
Sincerely, the Berry's

May 14, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. My love to all of you.

Donna Wiersma (Cape Coral, Fl)

Nikki (Anderson) Osborn

May 14, 2014

So sorry for your loss.....Uncle Sherwood will truly be missed!

Ron & Barbara Rousey

May 13, 2014

We will always remember how much fun it was to be with Sherwood. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and his distinct laugh was contagious. May your many memories bring comfort to you at this time.

Barbara Rousey Jeffries

May 13, 2014

I thank God for the privilege of calling him Uncle Sherwood. Love and blessings to Pat and his family.

Jane Adams Sharp

May 13, 2014

We are so sorry.. We love you guys.. We will really miss Uncle Sherwood

Brenda Fox

May 13, 2014

So sorry for your loss. We loved visits from Sherwood to Kentucky. I know he will be missed.

Marcia Rousey

May 12, 2014

I miss you and feel so very blessed to be a part of this family.Much love and prayers to all the family. Xoxo