Steven Romell Floyd was born in
Lewes, Delaware to Sharon Floyd and Steven Harmon. He was raised in Millsboro, Delaware and
attended Sussex Central High School.
graduation he joined the US Army where he rose to the rank of Sgt 1
Class. At the end of his military career Steven moved his family
back home to Delaware. For the past 16
years he was employed by the State of Delaware as a Corrections Officer and for
his entire career he worked at the James T. Vaugh Correctional Center in
Smyrna, Delaware. During his time there
he received many accolades to include the most recent “Warden’s Award for
Outstanding Performance”. He rose to the
rank of Sergeant and upon his demise he was hailed as a hero for his unselfish
actions during the prison riot in which he lost his life and was posthumously
promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
dedicated his life to his family, his career, and to his community. In 1995 he joined the Prince Hall Masonic
family through Temple Lodge #8 in Milford, Delaware where he served as Worshipful
Master for 5 years. From there he went
on to further his dedication and commitment to the craft by becoming a member
of Rock of Ages Chapter #15 (OES), G. Oscar Carrington Consistory #93 (AASR
NJ), Mt Moriah Chapter #5 (HRAM), Suakim Temple #60 (AEAONMS) William H.
Barrett Council #28 (R&SM) (NY) where he served as Deputy Master and
Antioch Commandery #7 (KT) (VA). In 2007
he became a charter member of FEZ Temple # 231 (AEAONMS) in Dover, Delaware and
in 2011 he was elected to serve as Illustrious Potentate. PP Floyd also proudly
served his temple & desert as temple Membership and Group Supervision
Director, Assistant Director of NDI, President of the Past Potentate’s Council
and Imperial Advisor Of The Desert. And
because of his reputation as a sharp dresser he was affectionately recognized
as the temple’s wardrobe director.
these organizations, Steven provided both outreach and uplift to his
community. His dedication and commitment
made him an advocate for the kind of change most people just talk about. His most recent accomplishment was to engage,
FEZ Temple’s Past Potentate Council with the Vietnam Veterans Commemoration
effort that is currently sponsored by the US Congress. The Past Potentate Council hosted
approximately 125 of the area’s Vietnam Vets to a beautiful “recognition” And “pinning
ceremony” and all were treated to lunch afterward.
life Steven enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and
having a good laugh. He
his family and adored his two grandsons.
Many will remember Steven R Floyd, Sr.
for his smile and encouraging nature.
leaves his beloved wife of 28 years, PC Saundra Floyd, Fez Court #211; his
and her husband (Tyree); his son Steven Jr;
His daughter Chyvante’, and two
Bryson Maurice and Caison Josiah. He is
also survived by his parents, his grandmother
Wise, his sister Sharon Davis and husband Robert, and Shavaughn Felder and