BOYD, Howard R., 77, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Thursday March 1, 2012 in the Ohio State University Medical Center.
He was born November 23, 1934 in Shadyside, Ohio, a son of the late Russell and Barbara Ellen (Ault) Boyd.
He was a member of the Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Shadyside, Ohio, and a member of the Shadyside Legion Post # 521. He was employed with Plumber and Steam Fitters Local 83 as a Master Pipefitter. Howard enjoyed fishing, cars and being with his family. He loved to cheer the Ohio State Buckeyes to a victory and was an avid music listener. He was very proud to be a U.S Army Veteran and was a true patriot.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Ruth (Rauscher) Boyd in 2000, and his sister; Betty Pittman Ashworth.
He is survived by two sisters; Patricia Patt of Shadyside, Ohio and Jo Ellen Robson, of St. Clairsville, Ohio. He was also loved by many nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Monday March 5, 2012 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio 43947 from 3-8pm where services will be held Tuesday at 11am with Reverend Randy Weaver officiating.
Entombment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
American Legion service Monday at 7:30pm in the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.altmeyer.com