Thursday, October 22, 2009

Ronald Eugene "Ron" Boyd, 62, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, in his home.

He was born May 4, 1947, in Cassville, the son of Kessner and Ava Louise (Henderson) Boyd. He was married to Sandra Creech and later married Mara Jo Morris.

He received his education at Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School. During the Vietnam War he joined the United States Army, serving from May 25, 1966, until May 24, 1968. Most of his life was spent in Cassville.

Survivors include: three sons, Rick Boyd and his wife, Lisa, of Joplin, Wesley Boyd, of Rogers, Ark., and Ronnie Boyd and his wife, Katie, of Oakley, Kan.; two brothers, Johnnie Boyd and Stan Boyd, both of Cassville; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Eddie and Richard.

Graveside services with military honors were held Friday at Sparks Cemetery, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Robert Day conducted the services.

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