Funeral services for Mr. Robert W. Boyd, 80, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, December 19,
2010, at New Hope Baptist Church in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral
home from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M. On Sunday, the body will lie in state
at New Hope Baptist Church from 1 P.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at his
He was born August 8, 1930, in Covington, GA, to the late
Ernest G. Boyd and Pauline Warren Boyd. On August 1,
1993, he was married to Jo Ann T. Boyd, who survives. He was
a truck driver and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Wife: Geraldine Poe Boyd; and 1 Sister: Betty Shields.
Survivors include his Wife: Jo Ann T. Boyd of Gainesboro,
TN; 4 Sons: Robert W. Boyd, Jr. of Butler, PA, Ronald L. Boyd
of Dalton, GA, David D. Dees of Moncks Corner, SC, and
Robert E. Dees of Atlanta, GA; 1 Daughter: Kimberly A.
Hornback of Buford, GA; 9 Grandchildren; and 2 Great-
Bro. Tom Lyles will officiate at the services.
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