Daniel “Dee” Willard Loudermelk of Taylorsville age 90, passed away May 22, 2021. He was born to the late Daniel A. and Alice Leola Neagle Loudermelk. Dee was in the Army and served in Korea. He was a member at Rocky Face Baptist Church. Dee owned Piedmont Wood Products for 21 years until retirement, he enjoyed “running dogs” for Rabbits, trading Beagles, and was an all-around Beagle enthusiast. Dee enjoyed Blue Grass music, he played and made banjos. He always told a good story and a joke when you saw him.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his spouse Lillie St. Clair Loudermelk, two brothers, Ralph and Talmage Loudermilk, 5 sisters: Lois L. Harrington, Tommy L. Goforth, Lottie L. Goforth, Edna L. Chapman, Ozabelle L. McCurdy.
Those left to cherish the memories of Dee is two sons: Randy Loudermelk and Russell Loudermelk (Karen), daughter Robin Fairchild (Anthony), seven grandchildren: Brandon, Bradley, and Brent Loudermelk, Kensley Allen, Shana Loudermelk, Macy and Maddox Fairchild, 5 great grandchildren: Layna Loudermelk, Myriah Loudermelk, Bennett Allen, Lynnsie and Lillie Allen, along with a number of nieces and nephews and special friends.
A visitation will be held Tuesday May 25, 2021 at Rocky Face Baptist Church from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm. The funeral service will follow at Rocky Face Baptist Church at 6:00 pm. Rev. Bill Orren and Rev. Danny Loudermilk will officiate. Burial will follow in the Old Rocky Face Baptist church cemetery. Military rites will be provided by DAV Ch. 84 and Ch. 6.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association @ 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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