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Robert Terry Boyd

October 16, 1936 — August 25, 2023

Elsie

 

     Robert Terry Boyd, age 86, of Elsie, MI, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023.

     A Memorial Service will be held at Elsie First Baptist Church, Elsie, MI at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 9, 2023, with Pastor Phillip Rogers officiating.  Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:30-1:00 P.M. prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery Elsie, MI at a later date.

     Bob was born in Owosso, MI on October 16, 1936, the son of John and Mamie (Madison) Boyd.  He graduated from Owosso High School and served proudly in the U.S. Army. On May 17, 1985, Bob married Rita in Elsie, MI.

     Bob was dedicated to his church, Elsie First Baptist Church.  He loved the Lord and seeing friends at church. Bob worked for General Motors at the Buick Plant in Flint for 34 years.  He loved his family and was so proud of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Bob's hobby was bowling and he looked forward each week to joining his friends and was especially appreciative of being picked up by Chuck Washburn each week and Charles sharing his bowling achievements.  Bob was a devoted Tigers fan and loved Scooby Doo.

    Bob is survived by his wife Rita Boyd of 38 years; daughter Shelly (Rob) McDonald; step-daughters: Tammy (Rob) Saul and Teresa (Richard) Ward; grandchildren: Jamie and Kylie McDonald; step-grandchildren: Kyle, Katelyn, Kristopher and Kevin Hennings, Robbie Saul, Alex and Britton Ward; his great-grandchildren Kylah, Wyatt, Logan, Nicholas and Lilliana. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Gwendolyn.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Elsie Lions Club or Elsie First Baptist Church. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.

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Visitation

Saturday, September 9, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church Of Elsie

145-199 W Main St, Elsie, MI 48831

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church Of Elsie

145-199 W Main St, Elsie, MI 48831

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