• John Calvin Floyd

    15 May 2021

  • John Calvin Floyd

    John Calvin Floyd much loved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away on May 15, 2021.

    John was born on August 18, 1936 raised on his family ranch in Sedan, Kansas and spent his years ranching the land he loved.  He attended Kansas State University, where he met the light of his life, Nancy Winter, majored in Agricultural Economics and was a member of Delta Tau Delta graduating in 1958, continuing a long association with the University serving on several university boards.  He served as President of the Sedan State Bank for many years and was active in various state and local activities, serving on various state and national livestock boards, as a Director of the Kansas Livestock Association, President of the Junior Livestock Association, President of a four-county Banker’s Association, Kansas Board of Children for Special Needs and was a long-time member of the Kansas Banker’s Association and Kansas Livestock Association.

    John served on the USD #286 School Board for over twenty years serving as President many times throughout his long tenure.  He enjoyed attending and considering himself a member of both the Episcopal and Baptist Churches in Sedan. 

    John was thought of by many as one of the last of the great American renaissance cowboys, loved the musings of Cowboy Poet Baxter Black, Broadway musicals, BBC mysteries, and was an avid reader, scholar, and local historian. 

    He loved to travel the world with his travel-agent wife, Nancy and spend time with his children Rebecca (Julie) Amanda (David) and Jason (Julie) and grandchildren, Audrey, Andrew, Noah, and Alexa whenever possible.  He was much loved and will be missed by so many.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Floyd Family Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 396, Sedan, Kansas 67361.  Digital donations may be arranged by contacting Mark Davis, First Baptist Church pastor at Davis67024@att.net.

    Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life and Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

    To leave a message for the family or read the obituary please go to www.dickensfuneral.com.

    Dickens Family Funeral Home in Sedan is in charge of arrangements.

  • 8 comments

    Dearest sweet Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. As you know, both you and John hold a special place in my heart. Please know that you are being lifted in prayer at this sad time! Lovingly, Ann Morris Hauser

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    Nancy and family, please know you are in our thoughts during your time of loss. We will miss all John’s stories of growing up, places he had been and things he had done. John was a great person and will be missed.

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    John was a wonderful man, Had lost of knowledge on cattle, horses ect. He will be miss by many. Especially by Bobbie. I can say we really enjoyed the watching the Kentucky Derby together. Rest In Peace my friend. Here is a milkshake for you.

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    Condolences to Nancy and family! John will be missed! He was a wonderful friend! Praying for all! 🙏❤️

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    It is with great sadness I've learned of John's passing. He was a quiet man to me, always out on the ranch and a wonderful neighbor. My love goes out to you and your family Nancy. I can never thank you enough for your kindness and compassion you showed to our mother. God bless you.

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    Nancy and family, So sorry to hear of John’s death. I enjoyed working with him all those years at the bank. I often remember the many fun times and his sense of humor was great. He kept it fun to work there. You are in my prayers. Love. Jeanne

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    Sedan has sadly lost someone who will never be replaced. He was one of a kind and a friend to all. Through the years if someone mentions his name, you will immediately smile. God Bless His Family.......

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    What a great man. Prayers of comfort for you Nancy, and all of the family. I am so grateful for all the kindness that you and John displayed towards my mother all those years. God Bless you and your family.

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