Dennis Arthur Boyd

Monday, September 28, 2015

Dennis Arthur Boyd, 59, of Mano, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in his home.

He was born Feb. 17, 1956, in Montebello, Calif., the son of Byron Andrew Boyd, Sr. and Norma (Jaster) Boyd. On March 5, 1977, in Ridgeland, S.C., he was united in marriage to Catherine Mary "Cathy" Leary, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Amber Boullefi and her husband, Eric, of Palm Bay, Fla. and Jenna Etienne and her husband Steve, of Mano; three brothers, Terry Boyd of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Byron "Barney" Boyd, of Anderson, and Ray Boyd and his wife, Nona, of Bentonville, Ark.; and six grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; one sister, Susan Olsen and one brother, Patrick Duane Boyd.

He grew up in California and graduated from Ganesha High School in Pomona, Calif. He served in the U.S. Army from Aug. 19, 1974, to Aug. 18, 1976. Eleven years ago he moved to Mano to make his home.

Services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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