Avery Floyd George Main, 86 was called to glory on Monday, October 11, 2021 at UVMC from COVID. Floyd was born on November 1, 1934 to Charles and Beatrice Main. He served in the army 23 years and retired with the rank of 1st Sergeant. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, daughter Wanda and Valerie, wife Lou, brother Charles Jr., father and mother, sister Diana and brother John.
He is survived by daughter Linda (D.J) Milks, daughter Kathy (Wade) Winkie, daughter Melody (Jeff) Widor, grandchildren Ashley Fant, Trey Fant, Anna Hogue, David Hogue, Sean Carpenter, Angie Corder, Ran Anderson, Christopher Winkie, Michael Overfield, Brittany Donelson, Aaron Widor, Kendra Widor, Grace Widor, Joel Widor, brother Ray (Jan) Main, brother Harold (Phyllis) Main, and sister Michelle Main, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, and current wife Chris Gervais.
Family was a top priority to Floyd. He lived with his daughter Melody and her family for over 30 years. He made sure he got to see his daughter Kathy and Wade’s family in Kansas City, MO, his daughter Linda and her family in Buffalo, NY, his daughters Wanda and Valerie after they married. His generosity and a good sense of humor were readily known to others.
Floyd loved to read westerns and science fiction. Even as a teen-ager he always had his nose in a book. He listened to all kinds of music and enjoyed Dancing with the Stars, and Wheel of Fortune.
He Loved to travel and took his whole family to Hawaii, Disney World, & DollyWood. His last family trip was to Gatlinburg with 19 members of his extended family.
Floyd had many chronic health problems over the years, but with God’s blessing he lived a full and active life, serving God by serving others. He was active in church and community, often seen cooking for large gatherings at his church.
He is now praising His Savior in paradise. To God be all glory, praise and honor.
“Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.” (Revelation 14:13)
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