William Boyd passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home in Cadiz.
Mr. Boyd had worked at Johnson Controls in Cadiz for 26 years. He was a member of East Cadiz Baptist Church, the VFW Post No. 7890 and had served on the Cadiz Fire Department. Mr. Boyd was a United States Army veteran having served during WWII.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Boyd; mother Bertha Lillian Oliver Finley; and son William David Boyd.
He is survived by his wife, Leona Laird Boyd of Cadiz; one son, Daniel Boyd (and wife Karen) of Lexington; one daughter, Deborah Mitchell (and husband Ed) of Cadiz; and six grandchildren, Matthew Boyd, J.D. Boyd, Will Boyd, Luke Raney, Mary Katherine Laws and Aaron Laws.
Serving as pallbearers were Bobby Ray Carneyhan, Leroy Proffitt, Paul Brown, Matthew Boyd, Eddie Mitchell and Danny Boyd.