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
residence.
  
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-
Grandchildren
.

Bro. Tom Lyles will officiate at the services.
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