- [S112] Census, 1930.
name: Floyd Rayfield
event date: 1930
event place: District 13, Sevier, Tennessee
marital status: Single
estimated birth year: 1921
relationship to head of household: Son
father's birthplace: Tennessee
mother's birthplace: Tennessee
enumeration district number: 0016
family number: 141
sheet number and letter: 8A
line number: 24
nara publication: T626, roll 2271
film number: 2342005
digital folder number: 4547919
image number: 00928
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head George N Rayfield M 48 Tennessee
wife Martha E Rayfield F 46 Tennessee
daughter Laurinda Rayfield F 17 Tennessee
son Amos Rayfield M 16 Tennessee
daughter Raetta Rayfield F 14 Tennessee
daughter Alice Rayfield F 12 Tennessee
son Floyd Rayfield M 9 Tennessee
daughter Lilliard Rayfield F 6 Tennessee
daughter Margie Rayfield F 4 Tennessee
- [S142] Newspaper Article, The Wenatchee World (WA), 13 Sep 2010.
Floyd Rayfield , 90, a resident of the Upper Valley for the past 65 years, went to be with the love of his life, Pearl, on Friday, September 10, 2010, at his home in Peshastin. Floyd was born on September 6, 1920, to George Newton and Martha Ellen (Barnes) Rayfield at Sevier County, Tennessee, where he received his early education. From 1937 to 1939, Floyd was in Gatlinburg in the Civilian Conservation Corps. After leaving the CCC's, he married Pearl I. Justus on August 12, 1939, at Sevierville, TN and in 1940, they moved to Geauga County, Ohio, where he worked for a vault company. In 1942, they moved back to Sevierville and in 1943, to Leavenworth, WA , where Floyd worked for the Peshastin Lumber and Box Co. on the woods crew. In February of 1944, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in WWII. After receiving his honorable discharge in September of 1945, he moved back to Leavenworth, where he went back to work for the Peshastin Lumber and Box woods crew, retiring in 1982. Floyd enjoyed working around his home, especially in his yard and garden. He was also an avid fisherman and snowmobiler.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Sharon Rayfield of Leavenworth; two daughters and son-in-law, Betty "Cookie" and Roy McGregor of Leavenworth and Helen Rayfield and her companion, Tom Hanson of Peshastin; ten grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Pearl, in 2004; four brothers; six sisters; and one grandson, Dean Rayfield .
A Funeral Service of Commemoration to Celebrate the Life of Floyd Rayfield will be held on Friday, September 17, 2010, at Ward's Funeral Chapel, at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Jon Vandel officiating. Concluding Service and Interment will be in the Mt. View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Ward's Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, is in charge of the arrangements.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 60135618).