Floyd Eugene Duvall, 60, of Jerome, ID, passed away suddenly on June 16, 2010 in White Pine County, NV.
He was born December 5, 1949 in Atkins, AK. At the time of his death, he was employed by Giltner Trucking as a long-haul truck driver. Floyd had many different hobbies, including fishing, hunting, fixing cars, and collecting and shooting guns. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and pets.
As a youth, Floyd joined the ROTC and continued on to the U.S. Marine Corps Platoon 153 San Diego. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Vietnam as a radio communications trainer and operator.
Floyd was always able to put a smile on everyone’s face, whether it was by sharing funny stories about people and places that he had seen on the road, telling jokes or simply by being himself. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Duvall; mother, Wanda Duvall; three sisters; sons Charles (Vanessa) Duvall and Joseph (Cassie) Duvall; daughter Jennifer (Josh) Chideseter; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his mother-in-law Carl Sallee; in-laws James (Kathy) Sallee, Jerry (Sarah) Sallee, Jay (Cindy) Sallee, Janet (Bud) Freeman, Jeff Sallee, Katherine Sallee, Kerry (Gloria) Sallee and Sherry Sallee; and 13 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his birth parents, Paul and JoDean Coffee; his father Bill Duvall; and his father-in-law James Sallee.
A remembrance service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 at the First Baptist Church in Monticello. In lieu of flowers, please donate at Zions Bank in the name of Floyd or Joy Duvall.