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Glenn Lester Boyd
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1917
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 2003
Wilbur Heights
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

Glenn was born January 21, 1917 in Decatur, IL. He was a son of Alvin T. and Florence M. (Larrabee) Boyd. He married Goldia Juanita Dial February 5, 1938 in St. Louis, MO.

Survivors include his wife, Goldia Boyd of Arcola, IL; five children, Juanita Parrott and her husband Gene of Arthur, Karen Schultz and her husband Stan of Tuscola, IL, Mac Boyd of Arcola, IL, Phyllis Baker and her husband Wally of Pryor, OK and Becky Hausman and her husband Dave of Wagoner, OK; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Wayne Boyd of Murdock, IL, Dale Boyd and his wife Lenore of Argenta, IL and Joe Boyd and his wife Norma of Decatur, IL; and three sisters, Edna Anderson and her husband Harold of Decatur, IL, Florence Davis of Decatur, IL and Jane Whitson and her husband Lynn of Mt. Polaski, IL.

His parents; one son, Duane Glenn Boyd; one granddaughter, Gwen Marie Boyd; two brothers, Lyle Boyd and Jean Boyd; and two sisters, Catherine Wilber and Ruth Wilber preceded him in death.

Glenn attended the Bourbon Baptist Church for over 50 years. He was a farmer his entire life. He farmed in the Arcola area for 54 years, he raised cattle, attended farm sales and was an avid tool collector. Glenn also enjoyed fishing and camping.

Memorials may be made to the Gwen Marie Boyd Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o The Arcola Foundation or to the Bourbon Baptist Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin Timothy Boyd (1888 - 1959)
  Florence May Larrabee Boyd (1891 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Goldia Juanita Dial Boyd (1917 - 2005)
 
 Children:
  Karen L. Boyd Schultz (1941 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lyle Alvin Boyd (1911 - 1998)*
  Edna M. Boyd Anderson (1912 - 2009)*
  Kenneth Wayne Boyd (1913 - 2007)*
  Ruth Alabama Boyd Wilber (1915 - 2003)*
  Glenn Lester Boyd (1917 - 2003)
  Dale H. Boyd (1918 - 2004)*
  Joseph F. Boyd (1919 - 2009)*
  Mary Katherine Boyd Wilber (1921 - 1945)*
  Timothy Jean Boyd (1925 - 1978)*
  Jane Lenore Boyd Whitson (1933 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bourbon Cemetery
Bourbon
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Robert Wacaser
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42241384
Glenn Lester Boyd
Added by: Robert Wacaser
 
Glenn Lester Boyd
Added by: Charles Steck
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 9, 2013
 
 
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