Originally created 05/23/00

Mr. James Boyd Jr.



Mr. James Eddie Boyd Jr., of Laney-Walker Boulevard, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.H. Mays Mortuary. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Boyd, a native of Augusta, had retired as a truck driver and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Boyd; a daughter, Monyca Boyd, Kansas City, Mo.; a stepson, Xavier Lightfoot, Florence, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Bianca Rush, St. Louis, and DeVonne Canady, Nashville, Tenn; his mother, Maydell Boyd, Augusta; his father and stepmother, James and Lillie Boyd Sr., Augusta; a brother, Stephen L. Boyd, Louisville, Ky.; and a sister, Jacqueline Walton, Augusta.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Walton Jr., Charlie Williams, Stephen Boyd, Teddy Jackson, Robert Williams and Joseph Walton III.

Friends may call at the residence of Jacqueline Walton or at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle May 23, 2000