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Jerry Wayne Boyd, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1945
Death: Feb. 21, 2007

Memorial services for Jerry Wayne Boyd Sr., 61, Tyler and Bullard, will be held Saturday at the family's home.

Mr. Boyd died Feb. 21, 2007, in a Tyler hospital.

He was born June 22, 1945, in Odessa, and graduated from Sam Houston State University with degrees in physics, biology, and chemistry and a Masters in Education.

Mr. Boyd was very active in Texas education systems over 30 years as the principal for Westwood, Neches, Miami and Grapeland independent school districts as well as coaching football and track or teaching science and math at Palestine, Hawkins, Normangee, Winona, Shepherd, Centerville, and most recently, Gladewater schools.

Mr. Boyd also was involved in various local civic organizations such as the Lions Club and the Palestine Red Cross holding the position as Disaster Chairman, and was a member of the First Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sally Boyd of Tyler and Bullard; daughter, Gretchen Thielman of Eugene, Ore.; sons, Eric Gillis of San Diego, Calif., Jason Gillis-Boyd of Alvarado, Jerry Wayne Boyd Jr. of Melbourne, Australia; and seven grandchildren.

(Palestine Herald-Press Mar 2, 2007)

Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Mar 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18130738

Rest in peace!
- Snyzyk
 Added: Mar. 2, 2007

- Bernard-Trigg
 Added: Mar. 2, 2007

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