Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Robert Wallace Boyd Jr.

08/05/1939 - 07/25/2017

Robert Wallace Boyd, Jr., age 77, of Blairsville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at his residence.

He was born in Dalton, GA to the late Robert Wallace Boyd, Sr. and Mary L. Williams Boyd. Robert was the owner and operator of Boyd's Countertops and Cabinets, Inc. for over 20 years until his retirement. He was a motorcycle and NASCAR enthusiast. He also enjoyed going fishing. Robert was of the Baptist faith. He was a US Air Force veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Ken Boyd and his sister, Jane Osborne.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, M. Ann Boyd; son, David Wallace Boyd of Blairsville, GA; daughters, Lynn Ricker and husband Casey of Mystic, CT, Vicki Watson and husband Kenneth of Murphy, NC and Terry Donaldson and husband Daniel of Crystal River, FL; brothers, Mike Boyd, Frank Boyd and Greg Boyd all of Dalton, GA; three sisters, Diane Fausett of Marietta, GA, Patricia Bearden and Cindy Smith; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC. Chaplain Greg Bailey will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Memory Gardens in Hiawassee, GA. Pallbearers will be Frank Boyd, Robert Boyd, Greg Boyd, Mike Boyd, Hayes Ledford and Jimmy Lyte. Honorary pallbearer will be Ken Watson.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Regency Hospice, 350 S. Main Street, P.O. Box 494, Hiawassee, GA 30546 in Hiawassee, GA or to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-959.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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