James Boyd

Saturday, March 5, 2005

COBDEN, Ill. -- James L. "Jimmy" Boyd, 47, of Cobden, originally of Anna, Ill., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at his home.

He was born May 28, 1957, in Anna, son of James and Hilda Lyerla Boyd. He and Cathy Haynes were married Aug. 29, 1997, in Anna.

Boyd was a member of Anna Masonic Lodge 520 AF&AM and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 318. He worked as a driller/blaster for the Anna Quarries for 25 years.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Chelsie Boyd of Anna; his mother; a brother, David Boyd of Jonesboro, Ill.; and a sister, Terri Bowen of Jonesboro.

Friends may call after noon Sunday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Pearce officiating. Burial will be in Casper Church Cemetery near Anna.