Lloyd Calvin Austin, 57, of Hickory St., departed this life on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Born in Chicopee, MA, he was a son of Lloyd Alvin Austin and Carol Marie (Copeland) Austin. Lloyd was a longtime Springfield resident and a chair van driver for AMR. A member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, he was Past President of the Men’s Usher Board, as well as a member of the Missionary Board. He enjoyed watching football and basketball. Pre-deceased by his father and a sister Evangeline, Lloyd is survived by his wife, Sandra Austin; his mother, Carol Marie (Copeland) Austin; a step-daughter, Tasha Scott of Springfield; two brothers, James Copeland of Edenton, MA and Ricky Copeland of Boston, MA; his baby sister, Teresa Austin-Newkirk of Springfield; a granddaughter, Kani Anthony Christopher Reed; and a wonderful nephew, Maurice Austin as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives to cherish his memory. The calling hour is 10-11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 17 John St., followed by the funeral at 11 with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.