Randle (Randy) Wayne Boyd, 63, of Ringgold, formerly of East Ridge, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in a local hospital. He was a graduate of East Ridge High School, class of 1973, and a graduate of UTC, with a degree in geology, He worked as a geologist until he joined Plumbers and Steamfitters Local #43. He was an avid military history enthusiast and loved rock climbing, hiking, woodworking, cycling, photography, guns, knives and, most of all, his family. He was a member of Burning Bush Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Jacob (Natalie) Boyd, Rock Spring and Tyler (Jenny) Boyd, Ringgold; three brothers, Brad (Betsy) Boyd, III, Houston, Tx., Kenneth (Elaine) Boyd, Knoxville and Tim (Jan) Boyd, Chattanooga; four grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.