Cleveland VA Hosts Car-Parade for Surprise Army WWII Veteran 100th Birthday

U.S. Army WWII Veteran Chester Lloyd Jr.Photo: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Cleveland, OH - The Cleveland VA Medical Center is hosting a surprise car-parade birthday celebration for U.S. Army WWII Veteran Chester Lloyd, Jr., who will turn 100-years-old on Wednesday, August 4. Llyod is currently in hospice care at the VA. Well-wishers are encouraged to stage at the intersection of Magnolia & E 108th St. From there, VA police will lead them west bound on East Blvd., toward Martin Luther King Blvd., and around the campus. Mr. Lloyd will be outside with his caregivers for the surprise. 

Mr. Lloyd will be joined by his nephew Jackie and close family friend Linda. A native of Cleveland Ohio with roots in New Orleans, Mr. Lloyd spent his time after the Army giving back to those in need. He worked at Glenville High School, helping with at-risk youth. He’s a huge sports fan, having had season tickets to the Browns, and used to operate the elevator for Cavaliers games. He is an avid reader, enjoys history and loves to talk about finance. 

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