Born July 4, 1933, the son of the late William Joseph and Eva Pounds Boyd, he was retired from the U.S. Air Force and employed by Avis, along with being an active member of the West Columbia Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Janet, mother-in-law, Ellene Lester, sons, Greg Boyd, of West Columbia, Mike Boyd and wife, Cheryl, of South Congaree, daughter Debbie Sheppard and husband, Jamie, of West Columbia, six grand children, Natalie Cobb and husband, Landis, Curt, Jessica, and Joseph Boyd, Ryan and Kaitlyn Sheppard, and two great-grand children, Jacob Boyd and Madison Dansby.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Boyd.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 2009 at the Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, 820 W. Dunbar Road, West Columbia, S.C.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., on Friday, February 6, 2009 at the Caughman-Harman Funeral Home.
The family asks that memorials be made to The West Columbia Church of Christ at 1701 Augusta Road, West Columbia, S.C. 29169.