L.J. Loden, Jr. 79, of Greenwood, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in Brandon.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Sparta Cemetery in Holcomb.
Mr. Loden was born October 20, 1940 in Holcomb, to Little Jackie Loden, Sr. and Thelma Malone Loden. He was a longtime resident of Greenwood and owned Loden Appliance Repair for the last 40 years (until 2018). He often repaired and donated appliances for the less fortunate. He was a resident of Brandon, since 2018, where he attended Word of Life Church. He enjoyed fishing and raising vegetables in his garden with his amazing green thumb.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Mark Twain Loden and Charles “Buddy” Loden; sisters, Mary Jean Loden Melton and June Loden Spurgeon; and his parents.
He is survived by his daughter, Sharron Loden Wooten and husband Michael of Brandon; eight grandchildren, and three great grandchildren; nephews, Gary Loden of Greenwood, Mike Loden of Greenwood, and Tony Melton of Eupora; nieces, Emily Loden McPhail of Brandon, Pam Loden Kirby of Grenada, and Cindy Melton Box of Eupora; step-daughters, Jeannie Borders and Donna Williams, both of Greenwood; step-son, Frank Borders of Brandon; aunts, Sarah Malone of Mathiston, and Ann Loden of Grenada; and half-sister, Diane Loden of Greenwood.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com.