After decades of public service, Lloyd Goddard, III, was called home on April 2, 2022, at the age of 67.
Lloyd, known as “brickhead” to some, dedicated his life to the safety and well-being of the residents of Colonial Heights through his work. He was generous with his time and energy, and he touched countless lives all throughout the tri-cities region and beyond.
Lloyd was a lifelong resident of Colonial Heights who joined the Colonial Heights Volunteer Fire Department on November 21, 1972. Lloyd was given his Life Membership with the department in November 1997. Besides being active with the department, he served as the District 9 representative in the Virginia Firefighter’s Association for 6 years; secretary of the Southside Virginia Volunteer Firefighter’s Association for 5 years, and was also a member of the Petersburg Fire Rehab Unit-Support 6. He also served on the Colonial Heights Police Department for several years as well as several local clubs and organizations.
Lloyd also served as a school bus driver for the Colonial Heights Public School System where he was responsible for safely and tirelessly transporting the most precious cargo of all on a daily basis.
Lloyd Goddard III, was preceded in death by his brother, John D. Goddard, Sr., and is survived by his brother, Louis Mark Goddard (wife Debra and daughters Lisa, Whitney, and Emily), sister-in-law, Evelyn Goddard, nephew JD Goddard, niece Kristi Oxenham, half-sister Paula Miller, and life-long family friend, confidant, and caretaker Susan Moneymaker and her family, (Stacey, Scott, Shawn, Teagan, Hannah, and Jacob). A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Blandford Cemetery 319 S. Crater Road Petersburg, Virginia 23803. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VIrginia 23834.