Henry Lloyd, Jr. succumbs at age 72
Henry Lloyd, Jr. was born on March 6, 1940 in Fayetteville, North Carolina to Marie Lloyd and Henry Lloyd, Sr. The second of six sons, Henry grew up an inquisitive and active child. Henry was raised in the State of Florida upon his mother relocating and re-marrying the late Leon Robinson. He was raised in a spiritual nurturing home alongside his five brothers.
Henry matriculated through the Broward County School system; graduating from Dillard High School class of 1958 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Upon his completion of High School, he moved to New York where he attended Queens College in Flushing, Queens. Thereafter, Henry made his mark as the first minority executive of a major shoe chain known as Thom McCan. He continued his profession there until retirement after many years of service. An accomplished golfer and avid tennis player, Henry believed that through hard work and commitment any goal could be accomplished.
In the late 80s, Henry began to sense God’s call to ministry. Through fellowship and study, he quickly became a renowned bible teacher. Upon returning to his roots in Fort Lauderdale, Henry was ordained as a minister under the pastoral leadership of Bishop Frank A. Lloyd, Sr., where he served for many years until God called him to the position of a Pastor. Henry was the founder and Pastor of House of the Lord Ministries in Fort Lauderdale. He was also well known for his spiritual gift of prophecy.
Always the entrepreneur Henry established the Hope Dry Cleaners and Final Touch Hair Salon located in the city of Fort Lauderdale; which allowed him to minister and touch the lives of many people through his constant words of wisdom and prayers.
Pastor Henry Lloyd leaves four children Cyril Council Lloyd, Adrienne Yvette Lloyd, Suzanne Marie Lloyd-Weathers, Joshua Isaiah Lloyd, five grandchildren.
Henry is also survived by five brothers and one surviving sister: Frederick (Doris), Earl, Samuel (Joanne), Frank, Michael (Mary), Sharon and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pastor Lloyd’s homegoing service were held at Lighthouse Worship Center Church of God in Christ on May 15, 2012. Arrangements by McWhite Funeral Home.