Lloyd H. Eggum passed away on July 5, 2013 at the Rosebud Health Care Center with the love of his life by his side.
Lloyd was born on October 21, 1924 in Richey, MT to Martin and Anna (Moen) Eggum. He spent his childhood years on a farm outside of Richey playing with his brothers and sisters and helping his widowed mother with all the farm work. Lloyd attended and later graduated from Richey School (He was the first in his family to graduate from High School). After he graduated he met and married the love of his life, Sybil Boles on August 17, 1946 in Glendive, MT.
Lloyd and Sybil made their home in Richey for twenty seven years, where he farmed and worked for the Rural Electric Association. During this time Lloyd served on the Methodist Church Board, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge from 1954 to 1975. In 1973 Lloyd and Sybil moved themselves and Cody to Forsyth where he remained until his passing. He operated the Phillips 66 service station and later joined the team at Valley Auto and served the community there for nearly 20 years
Lloyd cut his own firewood until he was 80 years old. He enjoyed woodworking in his shop and later added cutting and polishing rocks to his hobbies.
Lloyd is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Sybil, Sons Paul (Vickie) Eggum of Columbia Falls, MT, Calvin Eggum of Billings, MT, daughter Terry (Arlan) Hrubes of Riverton, WY, eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his father Martin, mother Anna, son Loren (Cody), three brothers, Hardys, Ruthvin, Marlow, one sister Emma, and one grandson Scott.