Visitation: Friday, May 5, 2023, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Celebration of Life: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 11:00 A.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
James Lloyd Harold, 91 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away February 19, 2023 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was born April 19, 1931 in Glenwood, Iowa to Marvin Goldie and Velma Maude (Osborne) Harold. In 1947, Lloyd was voted Homecoming King. He went on to faithfully served his country in the Air Force during WWII. Lloyd was united in marriage to Clara Belle Olson on August 31, 1957 in Cadillac, Michigan. To this union two children were born, Steven Lloyd and Jennifer Ann.
Lloyd was an Air Traffic Control operator and also taught his occupation at Oklahoma University for 10 years. He worked in the control tower in Tokyo, the most populated city at that time. He was also employed at Midway in Chicago which was the busiest airport in the world.
Lloyd enjoyed many boating and camping trips with his family. He taught his children how to water ski and took them to many National Parks where they would camp, hike and fish. Lloyd was a speed walker and was talented, creating beautiful stained glass art. Spending time with his family and friends brought him a lot of joy over the years.
Preceding Lloyd in passing were his parents and sister Nancy Anderson. Survivors include his wife Clara Harold of Glenwood, Iowa; children Steven (Cindy) Harold of Dallas, Texas; Jennifer (Coley) Clark of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren Morgan Baker, Christian Baker, Lauren Harold and Connor Harold; brother Richard (Phyllis) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; extended relatives and friends.
Interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Bloom Senior Center or the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Association.