April 12, 1929 - December 30, 2013
GUY R. BOYD STUARTS DRAFT, VA Guy Roller Boyd, 84, Stuarts Draft, passed away peacefully with family by his side, on Monday, December 30, 2013 at his home which was also his birthplace. He was born April 12, 1929, in Stuarts Draft a son of the late Edgar W. and Edna Lillian (Lines) Boyd. Mr. Boyd was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Prior to retirement, he was a meat cutter, auctioneer and livestock dealer. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He enjoyed spending time at the Staunton Union Stockyards. Family members include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sherry B. and Tommy Harris of Stuarts Draft, Teresa B. and Ronny Truxell of Staunton, and Nancy Boyd of Greenville; a sister, Amelia B. Mader of Staunton; a brother-in-law, Larry Helmick; five grandchildren, Carmen H. Jones and husband, Josh, Courtney L. Harris, Ashleigh Harman and husband, Justin, Kellie Knight, and Jennifer Long; five great grandchildren, Austin Fitzgerald, Maggie Jones, Nathan Harman, Emma Harman, and Jasmine Rickman; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Edgar W. Boyd, Jr., William T. Boyd, Paul G. Boyd, and Joe Scott Boyd; and four sisters, Blanche Spitzer, Helen Landrum, Agnes B. Helmick, and Edna Boyd. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2013, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Larry Strickler. Burial will follow in Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Harris, Ronny Truxell, Justin Harman, Melvin Bradley, Larry Helmick, and Junior Hewitt. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, and nieces. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2013, in the funeral home. The family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Lynn Moore, and to the staff of Hospice of the Shenandoah, Augusta Health Cancer Center, and Hope Cancer Center. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939.
GUY R. BOYD STUARTS DRAFT, VA Guy Roller Boyd, 84, Stuarts Draft, passed away peacefully with family by his side, on Monday, December 30, 2013 at his home which was also his birthplace. He was born April 12, 1929, in Stuarts Draft a son of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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