|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1930|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 2008|
MORTON, IL - Roger D. Boyd, 78, of Morton passed away at 2:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
He was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Peoria to Buford and Clara (Sachs) Boyd. He married Nancy Hammond on July 16, 1950, in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving are his daughter, Susan (Richard) Hagel of Morton; his son, Stephen (Tammy) Boyd of Creve Coeur; three grandchildren, Joseph Wenger of Washington, Ill., Matthew Boyd of New York City, N.Y., and Jacob Boyd of Chicago, Ill.; three stepgrandchildren Cindy Ruiz of Arlington Heights, Charles Hagel of Naperville, Ill., and Chantel Williams of Dahinda, Ill.; one great-granddaughter; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Roger retired from UPS as a division manager after 31 years of service.
He was a member of Elks Lodge 20 in Peoria and Timber Lake Club.
He had a passion for traveling, fishing, golfing and gardening.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the chapel. Cremation will be accorded. His ashes will be privately entombed in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum in Parkview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 4722 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 12/31/2008
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jan 07, 2009
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