Floyd L. Hedrick

Burial Date:

February 14, 2018

Birth & Death Date:

April 13, 1933 - February 9, 2018

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)

Floyd Lester Hedrick, 84 years of age, and a resident of Oberlin, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born April 13, 1933 in Fayette County, West Virginia. Floyd lived in Maplewood, West Virginia for eighteen years before moving to Lorain County where he had resided for the last sixty-six years.

He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Floyd was employed at BF Goodrich Chemical in Avon Lake for thirty-four years before retiring in 1991 as a millroom operator. He was a devoted Christian and accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1958. Floyd was a member of Camden Baptist Church in Wellington. He was previously a member and deacon of Fellowship Baptist Church for thirty-eight years. 

Among those who will cherish Floyd's memory is his wife of sixty-one years Melena "Fran" Hedrick (nee Boggess) of Oberlin; his sons Timothy (Sally) Hedrick of Wellington, and David (Valorie) Hedrick of Sheffield Lake, his daughter Donna (Tim) Williams of Wellington; seven granddaughters Sarah Williams, Jessica Cook, Amanda Prihoda, Stephanie Spanos, Megan Lubinski, Samantha Hedrick, and Emily Williams; five great grandchildren; and his sister Shirley Gravely of Danese, West Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his infant daughter Deborah Ann Hedrick; his sisters Mae Fox and Clarice Jones; his brothers Elmer Hedrick, and Wesley Hedrick; and his parents Milton and Ida Hedrick (nee: Hinkle).

Friends may call Tuesday, February 13, 2018, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Camden Baptist Church; 17901 State Route 511, Wellington, Ohio 44090.

For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register, at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.

Burial Location

Section: - F - Lot Number: 657 Space: 5


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