Lloyd 'Pretty Lloyd' Rood

Lloyd "Pretty Lloyd" Rood

Aug 14, 1920 - Aug 26, 2007
Funeral services for Lloyd J. "Pretty Lloyd" Rood of Riverton will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. The Rev. Vernon Boehlke will officiate.

Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the funeral home.

Mr. Rood died on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at the Thermopolis Rehab Center. He was 87 years old.

Lloyd John Rood was born in Keeline, Wyo., on Aug. 14, 1920, the son of Oscar Albert Rood and Pearl (McDonald) Rood.

He grew up in the Manville area of Wyoming and was graduated from high school there in about 1938. Following military service with the U.S. Army in New Guinea in the South Pacific during World War II, he returned to Lander. He came to Riverton in 1972.

Mr. Rood was a mechanic who worked for Tom Atwood and Ted Eckley.

On Nov. 27, 1944, He married Annie Elizabeth Warpness in Lander.

His family said Mr. Rood wrote music and enjoyed singing and playing his guitar.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Elizabeth Rood of the Pioneer Home in Thermopolis; sons, Donald Lloyd Rood and his wife Linda of Riverton, Albert Oscar Rood and his wife Jean of Riverton, and Aaron Lee Rood and his wife Theresa of St. George, Utah; daughters, Mary Ann Naish and husband Fred of Cheyenne, and Holly Rae Long of Riverton; 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; a brother, Clyde Rood of Lander; a sister, Irene Glandt of Lander.

He was preceded his death by a brother, Kenneth Rood, and a sister, Edna Shippen.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.