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May Lundy with Lloyd and a younger baby pictured in full image

Lloyd P. Lundy
Born: 28 Dec 1920
Died: 6 Oct 2004, Hays, KS
Interred: Hays Memorial Gardens, Hays, KS


Jane, Lloyd, Ida, Connie, and Richard celebrate Lloyd and
Ida's 50th anniversary, 3 Jan 1998.







Lloyd in his replica Model A. He had an original one in high school.







The Hays Daily News, Oct 9 2004 - Lloyd P. Lundy, 83, Hays, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1920, in Vinita, Okla., to William E. and May (Herod) Lundy. He was a graduate of Vinita High School. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He married Ida Mae Simms on Dec. 25, 1947, in Vinita. He worked in the accounting department for Phillips Petroleum in Bartlesville, Okla., and for Miller Electric and Production Credit, both in Vinita. From 1951 to 1954 he was a funeral director and owner of funeral homes in Miami and Picher, Okla. In 1960, he began a career in motel management and ownership in Great Bend and Salina. In 1965, he formed a corporation and purchased the Vagabond Motel in Hays, at one time also owning motels in Manhattan and Salina. He also formed a family partnership with his brothers and owned motels in Oklahoma City and the Villa Motel in Hays, later purchasing his brothers' interests in those operations and forming partnerships with his wife and daughters.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hays, the Masonic Lodge in Hays, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Isis Shrine Temple in Salina and was a member of the Fort Hays Shrine Club. He was a member and past commander of the American Legion Post in Miami, Okla.; a member of the Hays Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow of that organization; a member of the Kansas Lodging Association, serving as president from 1971 to 1972; was named the Kansas Hotelier of the Year in 1974; served on the Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas Board from 1979 to 1983 and was a past president of that board; a member of the Presidents Club at Fort Hays State University; a member of the Hays Chamber of Commerce, serving as president in 1981 and 1982; received the Budget Host Motels Special Award for outstanding service; served on the board of the Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau; a director on Best Western International Board from 1987 to 1992 and was chairman of that board in 1991 and 1992. He was named a special adjunct professor of accounting and information systems at FHSU and received the Hays All American Citizen Award in 2004.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Jane Mattock, Hays; two grandchildren, Chris Norris and wife Marshell, Hays, and Jenny Hintz and husband Ron, La Crosse; four great-grandchildren, C.J. Norris, Hays, and Aaron, Sam, and Nick Hintz, La Crosse; and a family friend and colleague, Sabrina Collins, Hays. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Jean Norris Baldwin.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Hays; burial in Fort Hays Memorial Gardens, Hays, with Masonic graveside services and graveside military honors by Hays American Legion. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hays Medical Center.


  Lloyd P. Lundy            
  Married: Ida Mae Simms  
Date: 25 Dec 1947
    Connie Jean Lundy  
          Married: Jerry Paul Norris
Date: 5 June 1970
 
          Divorced: c1975
 
   
          Married: Richard Baldwin
Date: 31 Dec 1997
     
                 
        Jane Ann Lundy      
          Married: Gregory Allyn Matlock
Date: 5 Dec 1951
     
          Divorced: 6 Apr 1990
 
     



U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Lloyd P Lundy
Birth Year: 1920
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma
State: Oklahoma
County or City: Craig

Enlistment Date: 21 Oct 1942
Enlistment State: Oklahoma
Enlistment City: Tulsa
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk, General
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 65
Weight: 123

Lloyd’s middle name is ‘Pinkum’…you can see why he never used it! I think there was a favorite uncle by that name, so he got stuck with it. —Ida Lundy