The Times Leader
Oct. 31, 2012
Deward Boyd, 76, of Princeton, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at 12:11 p.m. at his home, following a long illness.
Born Sept. 16, 1936, in Caldwell County, a son of the late Charlie Owen Boyd and Lucy Mae Hopper Boyd McNeely, he was a retired plumber and member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Terry Boyd, Jamie Walls and Jimmy Ford; a grandson, Shane Boyd; three brothers, Charles Boyd, Louard Boyd and Jewell Boyd; and a sister, Galena Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Stewart Boyd; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Donna Ford of Caldwell County; two daughters and a son-in-law, Tina Boyd and Russ Bucy of Paris, Tenn., and Melissa Boyd Peek of Caldwell County; nine grandchildren, Dillan Peek, Addison Peek, Joshua Ford, Dustin Ford, Kaylee Bucy, Seth Bucy, Timothy Grimes, Rowdy McCoy and Penny Clark; four sisters, Jerry Hatcher of Alveton; Yvonna Faye Qualls of Slaughters; Wanda Ethridge and Velma Stallins, both of Princeton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Len Young officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Caldwell County.
Online condolences may be sent at the website: morgansfuneralhome.com.
Visitation is from noon until the funeral hour Tuesday at the funeral home.