Floyd B. Starkey, Jr.



Floyd B. Starkey, Jr., age 92, of Murrells Inlet, SC, passed Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Medical University of South Carolina.

He was born September 24, 1924, in Geneva, Ohio, son of the late Floyd B. Starkey, Sr. and Ellen Le Crone Starkey.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Eleanor Irene "Ellie" Starkey; brother, George Starkey; and sister, Betty Kennedy.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII.

Floyd is survived by his son, Jeffrey B. (Lenore) Starkey of Brewster, MA; his daughter, Deidre (Harry) Williams of Geneva, OH; his grandson, Christopher Williamson; two brothers, Bill Starkey of Painsville, OH and Bruce (Ellie) Starkey of Laporte, TX; three sisters, Ruth (Denny) Heiner of Ashland, OH, Lois Stanton and Mary Starkey, both of Geneva, OH.

Services will be privately held for Floyd and his late wife, Ellie at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.