Gene Waylen Boyd

Gene Waylen Boyd passed away peacefully on July 16, 2019. A celebration of Gene’s life will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 10 a.m. Dr. Kenn Munn will be officiating at Middleton Memorial United Methodist Church, 2130 Wallisville-Liberty Road, Wallisville, Tx. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to M.M.U.M.C., P.O. Box 75, Wallisville, Tx 77597 in Gene’s name.

Gene Waylen Boyd, a God-fearing man, husband, father, and (Pops) to many passed away peacefully, at his home on July 16, 2019, following a brief battle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by his parents J.W. Boyd and Ruth Smith Boyd, sister Billie Ruth Stevens, sons Bruce W. Boyd, Marshall L. Boyd and stepson Robert G. Holsopple.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carole A. Boyd; daughters-in-law Kimberly (Geoff) DeBerry, Tiffanie Means Boyd, stepson David A. Holsopple (Joanna); grandchildren Brok W. (Victoria) Boyd, Stormy A. Boyd, Brittney D. Boyd, Aaron (Dominque) Holsopple; great-grandchild Harper Kathryn Boyd, his “Sunshine”; and special friend Timothy D. Stuart (Julie).

Gene graduated from Daingerfield High School and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army Reserve. He retired from I.T.C. after 21 years of loyal service.

Gene was an avid hunter and enjoyed both fresh and saltwater fishing. He loved his garden and leisure travel with Carole and their fur babies.

Many family and friends will remember the times they shared. Gene was a great cook, 4-H and FFA parent, and leader. He wore many hats to make sure all kids had fun and were taken care of, especially at Youth Project Show.

A celebration of Gene’s life will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 10 a.m. Dr. Kenn Munn will be officiating at Middleton Memorial United Methodist Church, 2130 Wallisville-Liberty Road, Wallisville, Tx.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to M.M.U.M.C., P.O. Box 75, Wallisville, Tx 77597 in Gene’s name.