He was born on May 4, 1935 in Cedartown, the son of the late Tom Runyon and the late Pauline Hampton Runyon.
Mr. Runyon was a gospel singer and musician. He owned and operated The Floyd Runyon Music Studio for 34 years. Mr. Runyon sang with Naomi and the Sego Brothers, The Harmoneers, The Cavaliers and his last group, The Rangemen. He was a United States veteran serving for 20 years with the Georgia National Guard.
He was member of the Grace Baptist Temple, where for a time he played the organ and piano.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother; Johnny Ray Runyon, a sister; Barbara Runyon and brothers in law; Jackie Hicks and Rev. Jerry Trawick.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years, Katheryn Towns Runyon; his sisters and brothers-in-law; Mallene Trawick, Martha Coley and Raymond, Dean Hicks, Sue Greve and Charlie, Charlotte Cox and Ray, Ellen Lee and Warren; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde Runyon and Carol, Roy Runyon and Renee and Reid Rynyon and Donna. A number of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral Services were conducted on Saturday, May 26 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Trawick officiating.
Interment followed in the Young’s Grove Cemetery with Rev. Joe Redding officiating. Military Honors were conducted by the Brewster-Cleveland Post 86 Honor Guard.
Pallbearers were Nick Runyon, Kevin McGill, Brad Wood, Allen Hicks, Ethan Trawick and Matthew Runyon. Honorary pallbearers were J.B. Camp, Larry Galloway and Wesley Runyon.
Memorial contributions may be made to: The Floyd Runyon Memorial Fund, 383 Runyon Road, Cedartown, GA 30125.
Visit www.liteseyfh.com to sign the online guestbook.
The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.