January 15, 1954 ~ June 12, 2012
Floyd G. Putman, a 37 year resident of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Torrance Ca., passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Born in Milwaukee, WI, Floyd was 58 when he died. Floyd graduated in 1973 from Severna Park High School, Severna Park, Md. Floyd was a supervisor, maintenance engineer during his working life. Most recently for the past 12 years, he was employed by his friend David Buxton at Tormed Medical Bldgs. in Torrance. Floyd always had a love for animals and was also a rescuer of animals. He was most happiest when at the beach, surfing, kite flying or just enjoying the beauty of it all. Floyd is survived by his 3 siblings:Betty Jo Aldrich, 5 children, Beth, Jenny, Sydney, Andrew, Mary Katherine& 3 grandchildren;James Putman Jr., 3 children, James III, Amanda, Lindsey and 4 grandchildren;Jackie Sampson, husband Chuck and 3 children, Ryan, Lauren, Samantha and 2 grandchildren.Floyd is survived by his best friend of 32 years, Alan White. Floyd was preceded in death by his wife of 27 yrs., Joey Putman and parents, James Sr. and Elizabeth Putman. A memorial service was held at Rice Mortuary on Saturday June 23, 2012. Burial was private.