|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1870|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1953|
Watskea Republican, 7/30/1953
Robert Ulysses Boyd, 78, Rites Held Friday
Robert Ulysses Boyd, 78, lifelong resident of the Buckley-Loda communities died at his home southeast of Buckley Tuesday, 7/21 at 7 p.m. after an extended illness.
Born 12/1/1870 in the home in which he died, he was a lifelong resident of the community. He was married 9/18/1893 to Lydia Elizabeth Shannon who preceded him in death in 1939. He was a member of the M.E. church at Loda.
Services were held on Friday at 1:30 at the Ford Baier Funeral home, Paxton. Rev. Farris M. Roberts, pastor of Loda church, officiated. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mabel Jensen at home; two sons, Charles H. at home & Jesse of Peoria; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister and two brothers, Mrs. Etta Parminter and Ollie Boyd of Del Rey and Joe Boyd, of North Dakota.
Information provided by Sandy Calhoun.
Lydia Elizabeth Shannon Boyd (1870 - 1939)
Pine Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Toni Swan
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50150375
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