Springer, Floyd

Floyd Springer, 76, of Smithville, Texas, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at his home.

He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Dora to Lotus and A. B. Springer.

He graduated from Dora High School in 1948.  He farmed in the Dora community for several years after high school. Later he moved to the Austin area where he lived the remainder of his life. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for most of his adult life.

Family members said he liked to fish in the area lakes.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Lillian Ruth Springer.

He is survived by three sons, Dale Springer of Rock Springs, Wyo., David Love of San Francisco and Derryl Love of Breckenridge, Texas, a daughter, Cathy Link of Midland, Texas; two brothers, Roy Springer of Eunice and Edward Eugene Springer of Pawpaw, Mich.; and numerous grandchildren

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.