Lloyd Wayne Cotton, age 55, of Lexington, Kentucky passed away suddenly Saturday, May 13, 201at his residence.

He was born in Los Angeles, California on June 30, 1961, son of the late Jimmy Lloyd Cotton and Roberta Lilly Cotton. He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son; John Young.

Lloyd was a jovial person that loved to laugh and enjoy life in general.  He was self-employed, of the Christian faith and enjoyed fishing, yard sales and his talking birds. He will be sadly missed by those who loved and called him friend.

He is survived by a daughter; Jessica Merrick Smith and her sister Amanda Gaines, a brother; Michael Cotton and sisters; Teresa Cotton Denny and Patricia Cotton Carpenter along with his grandchildren; Kaylee Moore and Isaiah Smith.

In accordance with his wishes, Lloyd was cremated and a Private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the final arrangements for Mr. Lloyd Wayne Cotton.