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Melvin Lee Boyd
  • 89 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 28, 1926
  • Date of passing: Aug 28, 2015
Let the memory of Melvin be with us forever

Melvin Lee Boyd, 89, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Granville House.

A native of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, he was the son of the late Reuben Lee Boyd and Hallie Jones. He was of the Baptist Faith. He worked at J.F.D. Manufacturing and retired from the Department of Transportation. He was a faithful member of the Granville County Rescue Squad.

Funeral services will be conducted at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, August 30, 2015 by Dr. Randy Pittman. Burial will be in Knott’s Grove Cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Cinderella Boyd Lyon (Laurie) of Sanford, a son, R. Wade Boyd (Barbara) of Goldston, two sisters; Alma B. Garrett of Henderson and Glenis Bothelo of Washington, D.C., a brother, Lewis Boyd of Roxboro, two granddaughters; Laurie Ann LeGrand and Jessica Boyd Sharon, four grandsons; Zac Lyon, Adam Boyd, Michael Boyd and Dusty Boyd, six great-granddaughers; Julianne LeGrand, Annabelle LeGrand, Adalyn Bowen, June Lyon, Clara Lyon and Olivia Boyd, two great-grandsons; Keat Lyon and Walker Boyd. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Finch Boyd and a son, Melvin Foster Boyd.

Visitation will be held Saturday evening, August 29, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Treasurer, Providence Baptist Church, 4603 Old Rt. 75 Oxford, N.C. 27565.

 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by J Vaughn on 25th September 2015

"To the loved ones and friends of Melvin,
I am so very sorry for your loss. May Jehovah God help bind up your broken hearts. May you draw close to him in prayer thru his Son Christ Jesus. May you find refuge in his word and the "shadow of his wings until the troubles pass" (Ps. 57:1)"

This tribute was added by S Hill on 31st August 2015

"I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort, help your family during this difficult time.

2 Corinthians 1: 3-4 "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.""

This tribute was added by S Hill on 31st August 2015

"I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort, help your family during this difficult time.

2 Corinthians 1: 3-4 "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.""


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