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TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAYS 9 AND 410 IN HORRY COUNTY "LIEUTENANT JOHN RONALD FLOYD INTERSECTION" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LIEUTENANT JOHN RONALD FLOYD INTERSECTION".
Whereas, Horry County Police Department Lieutenant John Ronald Floyd was born on October 14, 1945, to John R. and Gladys Fowler Floyd of the Green Sea Community; and
Whereas, Lieutenant Floyd was a graduate of Carlisle Military Academy in 1964; and
Whereas, he a was a member of Green Sea Baptist Church and the Loris Masonic Lodge; and
Whereas, he was a dedicated member of the Horry County Police Department for over thirteen years; and
Whereas, tragically, Lieutenant Floyd lost his life on June 25, 1986, while responding to a late night call, and became the first officer of the Horry County Police Department die in the line of duty; and
Whereas, he is survived by his wife and two children; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to remember the accomplishments of this son of South Carolina by naming an intersection in Horry County in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly request that the Department of Transportation name the intersection located at the juncture of South Carolina Highways 9 and 410 in Horry County "Lieutenant John Ronald Floyd Intersection" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this intersection that contain the words "Lieutenant John Ronald Floyd Intersection".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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