Floyd Richard Flowers, 89
Floyd Richard Flowers passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was born on May 22, 1930, in Almont, N.D., to Truman and Mary Flowers.
Floyd grew up in North Dakota during the Great Depression. On May 27, 1946, he married Edna Fode. He was 16 years old. They had one daughter, Bernice Ann Flowers (Conley).
In August of 1951, Floyd entered the Marine Corps, and he was active during the Korean war. Upon discharge, he began working for the Oceanside Police Department in California, where he retired as detective in 1972.
Floyd stayed active in the law enforcement field for 55 years, including instruction of officer training at Montana Law Enforcement Academy, being a DTC Communications sales representative and also being active in many local law enforcement agencies. Floyd and Edna later moved to Idaho and purchased Beauty Bay Resort, which they ran together until Edna’s passing in September of 1994.
Floyd remarried on Sept. 19, 1995, to Bobby Fox. Together they enjoyed traveling in their RV until Bobby’s passing in July of 2009.
Floyd is survived by granddaughters, Denise Hobbs of Spokane, Wash., Tammy Doolittle of Soldotna, Alaska, and Jenny Zogg of LaPine, Ore.; and great-grandchildren, Devon Hobbs, Jason Hobbs and Roberts Zogg.
A funeral service in Floyd’s honor will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at English Funeral Chapel, 1133 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.
Please sign Floyd’s online memorial at www.englishfuneralcahepl.com.