Originally created 12/21/06

James T. Boyd (STAPLETON, Ga.)



STAPLETON, Ga. - Mr. James T. Boyd, 91, of 1042 Pughsley Rd., entered into rest December 18, 2006 at MCG Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, December 22, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Stapleton Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, December 21, 2006 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Boyd was educated in Stapleton Public School and a special course in farm management, he served in US Army as a Tech Sergeant in the 39th Photo Ren Squadron during World War II, he was a member of American Legion post 229. Mr. Boyd was retired as a farmer, rural mail carrier, and also security guard from Georgia Tennessee Mining and Chemical Corp. Mr. Boyd was a member of the Stapleton Baptist Church where he served more than fifty years as a Deacon, Asst. Sunday School Superintendent and a Clerk and Treasurer. Survivors include two sisters, Lillian B. Stacy and Julia B. Maher; a sister-in-law, Rebie Boyd; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Carl Boyd and two sisters, Nellie Boyd and Jenibel Boyd. Pallbearers will be the nephews. Memorials may be made to Stapleton Baptist Church Building Fund, 360 Harvey St., Stapleton, Ga. 30823. James Funeral Home-Wrens, Ga. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 21, 2006