James Lewis Boyd, Sr. (63) of Thompsonville


Published on January 21 2014 11:03 am


James Lewis Boyd, Sr., 63, of Thompsonville died at 9:32pm Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Salem Township Hospital in Salem.

Memorial services will be Saturday at 11:30am at Neal Funeral Home in Kinmundy.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:30am Saturday with Masonic rites at 11:15am.  Cremation rites will be accorded.

Condolences to www.jwnealfuneralhome.net  

He was born July 6, 1950 in Salem, the son of William Arthur "Art" and Marjorie "Marge" (Vanderwolk) Boyd.  He was a member of the Kinmundy Masonic Lodge and was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing and golfing.

Survivors include his companion, Brenda Thomson of Kinmundy...his sons, James Boyd, Jr. and wife Rosie of Litchfield, Joe Boyd and wife Angela of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Craig Boyd and wife Brandi of Hillsboro...his daughters, Diana Rich of Herrin, Lara McRoy of Thompsonville and Linda Michelle Boyd of Thompsonville...his mother, Marge Boyd of Marshall...his brother, William Boyd, Jr. and wife Anna of Mattoon...his sister, Linda James and husband John of Marshall...20 grandchildren...one great-grandchild...the mother of his three sons, Jean Young of Hillsboro...and the mother of his three daughters, Pamela Boyd of Thompsonville.

He was preceded in death by his father.