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Loyd George Cordell

Loyd George Cordell, 74, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Loyd worked in carpentry for over 25 years and in the coal mines also. On Sundays he would watch preaching and listen to singing on TV networks. He enjoyed fishing, watching the races, cooking, eating, gardening, watching football, especially Tennessee Vols.

Preceding Loyd in death were his parents, Herbert and Verna Simmons Cordell; wife, Joyce Cordell; brothers, Larry and Landon Cordell; sisters, Lois Pendergrass, Linda Evans, and Loraine Cordell.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his son, Stoney (Sonja) Cordell; daughter, Misty Angel; brother, Lynn Cordell; sisters, Layne (Earl) Knowles of Pikeville, Loretta (Bill) Headlee of Dayton, Lucille (Bruce) Fields of Pikeville, Lisa Holloway of Oliver Springs, Cindi (Jimmy) Walker of Pikeville; grandchildren, Shaine, Hayley, Alex, Mikey, and Ben; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held at 2:00 p,m. on Friday, March 12, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bradley Hargis officiating. Burial was in Iron Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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