Lloyd "Sonny" Lee Wyatt

Born: Wed., Mar. 11, 1931
Died: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015


Visitation

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Location: McCommons Chapel


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Lloyd Lee Wyatt

Lloyd L. “Sonny” Wyatt, 84, of Greensboro, GA, passed away peacefully at home with his wife on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Born in Greensboro, GA on March 11, 1931, Sonny traveled the world, but returned to his home town in retirement.

Sonny was born and raised in Greensboro, the only son of legendary Georgia lawman Sheriff L.L. Wyatt, and his wife Estelle. Upon graduating from the University of Georgia he joined the Army in 1953. During his commission in the Army he served in Germany, India and Vietnam. He retired as a Colonel in 1983. His final duty station was Washington DC.

Sonny was a devoted family man that loved football and car racing. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Madeleine (McDaniel) Wyatt, his children Andy, Jeff and Cissi, and his grandchildren, Drew, Scott, Walker, Caldwell, Maddie and Mac. Sonny was predeceased by his second son Lee who passed in 2006.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 12:00pm at McCommons Funeral Homes, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA 30642. Memorial services with full military honors will follow at 1pm. Flowers may be sent to the same address.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

 

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Mr. & Mrs. Terry Cantrell
   Posted Tue October 06, 2015
Deepest sympathy, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mr. & Mrs. Terry Cantrell

William Poole, Danielsville,GA
   Posted Tue October 06, 2015
What a shock to learn of "Sonny's" death. He was a mentor to
me during my high school football and track days. Plus being
a friend over the years. My sincere condolences to his family.
I do regret I canot attend the visitation and services.

Kent and Melinda Walker
   Posted Tue October 06, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. Sympathy to all the family.

Jane Cobb
   Posted Wed October 07, 2015
My love, prayers and deepest sympathy to the family. So sorry I can not be with you at the service. Jane Cobb

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Wed October 07, 2015
Madeleine and Family:

Our thoughts and prayers are with each member of the Wyatt Family
during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

Brenda and Dave
   Posted Thu October 08, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. We remember our times together at the Outer Banks and your hospitality to us in your home. Our prayers and thoughts are with you always.

Brenda Golia
   Posted Thu October 08, 2015

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by The Golia and Maxwell Family.

Dear Madeline, Andy, Cissy, Jeff, and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda, David, Christy, Mark and family


Randy Steele
   Posted Thu October 08, 2015
I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. I have great memories of spending time with your family. Your father was very kind and generous. My condolences to you all.

Brenda Golia
   Posted Thu October 08, 2015

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Glenna, Drew, and Lily.

In memory of our "Granddaddy." Love Glenna, Drew, and Lily


Sidney and Marion McDaniel
   Posted Thu October 08, 2015
Dearest Madeleine and family,

From your family here in New Mexico, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless your hearts with His perfect peace as Lloyd goes to his heavenly home.

All our love,
Sidney and Marion

Lakiyah Brinkley(CNA-Good Samaritan Hospital)
   Posted Fri October 09, 2015
My prayers are with Ms. Wyatt such a wonderful man he was we enjoyed him at Good Samaritan Hospital and he will be missed.

Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Reade Mc Kenzie Jr, US Army Retired
   Posted Thu October 19, 2017
Colonel Lloyd Wyatt was my superior officer for seven of my 20 years of military service (1976-1983), an extra-ordinary term as Army assignments go, yet he served much longer in his position developing the Department of Defense Postal program, a major logistics system. I believe that this tenacious tenure was a sign of his trust in me and there is no more significant force in my career than his. I believe that we did great things together, certainly allowing me to be all I could be. I regret that our lives took totally divergent turns after I retired in February 1983, but, still, I thought of him often as a mentor few ever have. At this late date, I still offer my condolences to his wife Madeleine and family.