Boyd, William Glenn "Bill" Jr.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
William Glenn “Bill” Boyd, Jr.
William Glenn “Bill” Boyd, Jr.

William Glenn “Bill” Boyd, Jr. 79, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019. 

He was the son of the late William Glenn Boyd, Sr. and Gertrude Warmack Boyd and was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Gertrude Lotstich Warmack. 

Bill graduated from Dalton High in 1958 and was a Master Eagle Scout. He worked at Collins & Aikman and Tandus for 42 years and was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Dalton. He loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman, a vintage car enthusiast, loved animals and never met a stranger.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Susan McBryar Boyd; mother-in-law, Christine W. McBryar; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jim and Regina McBryar Wright; nieces and nephews, Jim and Mary Kathryn Wright and Ashleigh and Jacob Cain; great-nephews, Wyatt, Brooks, Hillman and Brantley; special cousins, Gertrude Burns and Jerry Ritchey; numerous cousins; and constant greyhound companions, Liza Jane and Braska Burt.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with Dr. William E. Owens officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 22, from 4-8 p.m. and then again on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Greyhound Rescue Foundation of Tennessee, First Baptist Church Men’s Prayer Breakfast, or the GraceWorks Church Building Fund in Chattanooga.

Love Funeral Home, (706) 278-3313.


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