Originally created 05/14/05

Mr. Russell Boyd, Sr. (FLORENCE, S.C.)



FLORENCE, S.C. - Russell Ervin Boyd, Sr., 69, died Friday, May 13, 2005, in a local hospital after an illness. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, May 15, 2005, in Waters-Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be 5:30 PM Sunday, in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Langley. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Saturday, at the funeral home. He was born in Aiken County, a son of the late Ervin Hastings and Lila Davis Boyd. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Boyd was retired from E.I. DuPont after 29 years of service as a supervisor in the shipping department, and was currently employed at Hobby Lobby in Florence. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ogden Boyd of the home; a son, Russell E. Boyd, Jr., and his wife, Cindy, of Florence; three granddaughters, Tiffany Boyd, Hillary Boyd, and Brittany Boyd; and a sister, Glenda Adkison, and her husband, Jack, of Bath. Memorials may be made to the Calvary Ba ptist Church Challenge to Complete Fund, 915 Cherokee Road, Florence, SC 29501. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 14, 2005