Services for Randell Lee Boyd were held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Galena Community Church with Rev. Charlie Musselwhite officiating. A graveside service followed at Union Chapel Cemetery.
He was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Van Zandt County. He had been a resident of the Van area all of his life and was a member of Galena Community Church. He retired from Kelly Springfield after 28 years of service and served in the Korean War.
He passed away at the age of 91 on Feb. 4, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Boyd; daughter, Pam Boyd; parents, William Marshall “Bud” Boyd and Minnie Mae “Dobie” Smith Boyd; and brothers, Bill Boyd and J.M. Boyd.
Survivors include his daughters, Janet Boyd and Cheryl McWilliams (Carl), all of Van; siblings, Carl Boyd (Lou Nell), Brenda Hart-graves (Hugh), Rosie Crowley (Weldon), and Betty Reynolds (Larry), all of Van; sisters-in-law, Norma Boyd and Imogene Boyd; three grandchildren, Leslie Justice (Kenneth), Casey McWilliams (Brandi) and Laci Aviles (David); and great-grandchildren, Landon, Jackson, Camdon, Jace, Carly and Connor.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Justice, Casey McWilliams, David Aviles, Landon Justice, Camdon Justice, Jace Smith, Carly McWilliams and Jackson Crowell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Galena Community Church, P O Box 820, Van, 75790.