Cleveland WW2 veteran dies at age 100

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Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 12:32 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A World War II veteran died just weeks after celebrating his 100th birthday with a party at the Cleveland VA Medical Center.

Chester Lloyd Junior died on Sept. 5.

Chester Lloyd Jr. died on Sept. 5, 2021.
Chester Lloyd Jr. died on Sept. 5, 2021.((Source: Family))

Lloyd was a Cleveland native who has spent his life giving back to those in need.

After being in the Army during World War II, he worked at Glenville High School, helping at risk kids.

″Everything he did with me was always a challenge. He always tried to challenge my mind and I appreciate that he was always there even when I didn’t think I needed him,” said nephew Jackie Robinson.

Lloyd’s funeral will be on Sept. 15 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Cleveland.

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