BOYD, Robert

BOYD, Robert John Jr., 87, of Shadyside, OH, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, OH.

Bob was born December 2, 1926 in Bellaire, OH, a son of the late Robert J. and Lillie Weide Boyd Sr.

Bob retired from Ohio Edison Company’s R.E. Burger Plant, Dilles Bottom, OH, was a member of the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church, Shadyside, OH, a 66-year member of the Weyer Lodge 541 F&A.M, Centerville, OH, American Legion Post 521 Shadyside, OH, the Sons of Italy 754, Bellaire, OH and a WWII Navy veteran.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Hazel Lashley Boyd in 1997; a brother, Kenneth Boyd; and a sister, Katherine Nemec.

Surviving are a daughter, Roberta Bragan and her husband Rick of Enfield, CT; a special friend, Jeri Carpenter of Shadyside, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, OH, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Reverend Randy Weaver officiating.

Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Cemetery Pleasant Grove, OH.

Weyer Lodge Masonic services will be 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter.

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