Robert W. (Bob) Loyd

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McGilley State Line Chapel

Robert W. (Bob) Loyd

Robert W (Bob) Loyd passed away on Oct. 30, 2021 at home surrounded by family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM Monday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the Church of the Nativity, 3800 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS. No flowers please. Memorial contributions to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of KC or Musical Theatre Heritage.

Bob was born and raised in Ottawa, Kansas, the only child of Harry T. and Mary Gladys Loyd. He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1954 and was named to the Ottawa Wall of Honor in 2004. He attended KU, graduating in 1962 with his law degree. He holds the James Green Medallion recognizing his commitment to the law school. He had a long and distinguished career in trust banking and law, retiring in 2019. He was active and in leadership with the Kansas Bankers Trust Division, Missouri Bankers Trust Committee, Co-Founder of the MoKan Trust Conference, the Estate Planning Society of KC, a Silver Fellow with the Kansas Bar and the Johnson Country Bar Foundation.

Bob also had a long and distinguished career of service to the community, co-founding Big Brothers of KC in 1966, active in John Knox Village, United Way, American Royal, ALS-Keith Worthington Chapter, Old Depot Museum in Ottawa, KS, Midwest Innocence Project, FBI Citizens Academy, Musical Theatre Heritage, and culminating with the Senior Volunteer Award.

He is preceded in death by his three wives: Pat in 1971, Jackie in 2009, and Jo in 2020. He is survived by his daughters, Theresa Leaming and Angela Loyd (Joe); four grandchildren: Suzette Howell (Curt), Vincent Leaming (Jill), Aaron Leaming, Sarah Leaming and their families; nephew Mike Loyd and family; four step children: Chris Thayer (Sue), Tim Thayer (Chandler), Mike Thayer, Amy Brosseit (Mike) and their families; dozens of friends who he mentored or called him "Dad;" hundreds of friends, coworkers, and associates; and untold thousands who have benefited from his generosity. He will be greatly missed and always remembered.

Posted online on November 05, 2021

Published in The Ottawa Herald

Obituaries in Ottawa, KS | The Ottawa Herald

Robert W. (Bob) Loyd

McGilley State Line Chapel

Robert W. (Bob) Loyd

Robert W (Bob) Loyd passed away on Oct. 30, 2021 at home surrounded by family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM Monday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the Church of the Nativity, 3800 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS. No flowers please. Memorial contributions to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of KC or Musical Theatre Heritage.

Bob was born and raised in Ottawa, Kansas, the only child of Harry T. and Mary Gladys Loyd. He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1954 and was named to the Ottawa Wall of Honor in 2004. He attended KU, graduating in 1962 with his law degree. He holds the James Green Medallion recognizing his commitment to the law school. He had a long and distinguished career in trust banking and law, retiring in 2019. He was active and in leadership with the Kansas Bankers Trust Division, Missouri Bankers Trust Committee, Co-Founder of the MoKan Trust Conference, the Estate Planning Society of KC, a Silver Fellow with the Kansas Bar and the Johnson Country Bar Foundation.

Bob also had a long and distinguished career of service to the community, co-founding Big Brothers of KC in 1966, active in John Knox Village, United Way, American Royal, ALS-Keith Worthington Chapter, Old Depot Museum in Ottawa, KS, Midwest Innocence Project, FBI Citizens Academy, Musical Theatre Heritage, and culminating with the Senior Volunteer Award.

He is preceded in death by his three wives: Pat in 1971, Jackie in 2009, and Jo in 2020. He is survived by his daughters, Theresa Leaming and Angela Loyd (Joe); four grandchildren: Suzette Howell (Curt), Vincent Leaming (Jill), Aaron Leaming, Sarah Leaming and their families; nephew Mike Loyd and family; four step children: Chris Thayer (Sue), Tim Thayer (Chandler), Mike Thayer, Amy Brosseit (Mike) and their families; dozens of friends who he mentored or called him "Dad;" hundreds of friends, coworkers, and associates; and untold thousands who have benefited from his generosity. He will be greatly missed and always remembered.

Posted online on November 05, 2021

Published in The Ottawa Herald