He was born on August 14, 1939 in Cameron, Missouri to Donald and Eleanor (Williams) Cawthon. They preceded him in death.
DeLoyd was a 1956 graduate of Polo High School.
Survivors: Son, Todd Cawthon, Polo, MO; 2 daughters, Jeri (Kelly) Lampkin, Lawson, MO, Cheryl (Bill) Norton, Lexington, KY; Companion, Maxine Hicks of the home; sister, Nancy Welch, Kansas City, MO; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Graveside services: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron. No scheduled visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements: Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com.