Published 12:00 am Friday, April 14, 2006
April 13, 2006
William Boyd, 95, of the 200 block of Wellons St., entered into eternal rest and peace on April 13, 2006 in Sentara Obici Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Suffolk, Va. He was a son of the late John and Mary Lou Smith Boyd. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gene (Patsy) Scott and a son William (Butch) Staton, two brothers Rufus and Elmore Boyd.
He was retired from the Mortrench Corp. after a many years of service. He was also a mechanic fixing plumbing, electrical, and oil heaters. In his earlier years he was a cab driver for his fathers business.
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He is survived by a son Jackie R. Staton of Portsmouth and a daughter Lynn Manley of the home, two step-daughters Martha Harrison and Anne Staton both of Suffolk, 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 18,2006 in Crocker Funeral Home by Bishop Madison G. Copeland. Interment will be at Carver Memorial. The family will be the home of Lynn Manley at 210 Wellons St.
Condolences may be offered at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.