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Jerry Dale Boyd
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Obituary for Jerry Dale Boyd

Jerry Dale Boyd, 67 years of age of Patterson, VA, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, TN. Born April 14, 1950 in Patterson, VA, he was the son of the late Joseph McNeil Boyd and Edna Marie Meadows Boyd.

Jerry was very mechanically inclined and retired from United Coal Company after twenty-seven years, where he was a Heavy Equipment Operator. He was of the Christian faith, an avid outdoorsman, loved springtime, but most of all spending time with his grandchildren. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-two years Barbara Ann Lester Boyd of Patterson, VA; sons Randal Hale and wife Rhonda of Belfast, VA, James Eddie Smith and wife Tammy of Grundy, VA, Joseph Dale Boyd and wife Tracy of Belfast, VA; sisters Edith Beck of Baltimore, MD, Lou Jean Boyd of Patterson, VA, Sadie Keen and Ruby Harris both of Oakwood, VA; brothers Billy Boyd of Oakwood, VA, and Hassell “Buster” Boyd of Baltimore, MD.

He is also survived by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Jerry Dale Boyd will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00 noon with Reverend Roger Keen and Evangelist Joseph Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Boyd Family Cemetery on Variety Road in Patterson, VA.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be the doctors and nursing staff at Buchanan General Hospital ICU, Gearald McAllister, Randy Matney and Ray Sisk.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, March 27, after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

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The family of Jerry Dale Boyd have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.

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6:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Funeral Service




12:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Cemetery Details


Boyd Family Cemetery-Variety Road

Variety Road
Variety Road
Patterson, VA 24631


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