Boyd Donald Hedden 1961 - 2013
Boyd Hedden, 51 of Red Bluff passed away on September 5, 2013 at the home of his parents with his family and friends by his side, while courageously battling Kidney cancer. Boyd was born on November 28, 1961 in Red Bluff to Bill and Nancy Hedden. Boyd grew up in Red Bluff and graduated from Red Bluff High School in 1980. He enjoyed sports while growing up and at the age of 12 was on the 1974 Little League team that went to Williamsport, PA to play in the Little League World Series. In his short life he also worked for the Tehama County Road Department, bought a water truck and worked construction and fought fires. In 2008, Boyd and his wife, Rena opened there own business, BR Growing Supplies in Red Bluff. Boyd was also an avid sportsman and especially enjoyed hunting and loved the outdoors. Boyd is survived by his parents, Bill and Nancy Hedden, wife Rena, daughters; Sammilee (Scott) Arboleya and children Kalib and Claire, Robye Woolery and daughter Danica. Sons Colter and Dalton Hedden. Grandmother; Beverly F. Howard, uncle, Bruce Howard and Aunts: Sandra Walters, Vivian (Dolan) Ingram, Shirley Eslinger. Cousins: Rolin and Brad (Kathy) Eslinger, Dolan (Fran) Ingram, John Ingram, Becki (Todd) Johnson, Nicki (Dayle) Evenson, and Marci (Eric) Pittman and in-laws (Williams). He was preceded in death by two brothers; Howard and Samuel Hedden, and grandfather Don Howard. Boyd was a loyal husband, father, grandfather and friend. He had a great sense of humor and smile. Graveside service at Oak Hill Cemetery, 745 Cemetery Lane off Walnut Street, Red Bluff, at 10 A.M., September 16, 2013 with Celebration of Life at Elks Lodge, 350 Gilmore Rd, Red Bluff. Please no flowers. Any donations can be made to the RBLL, PO Box 284, Red Bluff, CA 96080 in memory of Boyd Hedden or to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 1425 Vista Way, Red Bluff, CA 96080 in memory of Boyd Hedden.