STRATFORD Town Council is in shock today following the news that one of its longest standing members, Councillor Keith Lloyd, died at home yesterday, Monday, surrounded by his wife and family.
The Mayor, John Bicknell, said: “We knew that Keith had been ill, but were quite unprepared to hear the shocking and unexpected news of his death, as we had hoped he had fully recovered from illness that had dogged him over the past year. Keith was a commensurate politician and a colourful and much loved member of the community, but above all, a loving husband and proud father. On behalf of the Town Council and all the staff, we send our deepest and very sincere condolences to his wife of twenty-nine years, Elaine, and their five children, Kelly, Matthew, Adam, Craig and Peter.”
Keith Lloyd was born in the Ruthin, North Wales, Educated at Friars Grammar School, Bangor, and moved to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1974. He was one of the last pupils at the former Hugh Clopton School.
In the latter years, he dedicated his time to serving within the three tiers of local government.
Keith became Mayor in 2012 to 2013, following in his father’s footsteps, as his late father, Edward Lloyd, a former Town Clerk in both England and Wales, also served as Stratford-upon-Avon Town Mayor between 1989 to 1990.
Councillor Keith Lloyd 1958 to 2018.
The Herald will be running an obituary to Keith Lloyd in this Thursday’s edition of the newspaper. Tributes are welcome – please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org