David Lee Boyd, age 68, of Allendale, IL, passed away on December 3, 2011 at his home.
David was born in St. Francisville, IL on November 22, 1943 to Isabell (Thompson) and Stanley Boyd.
He married Carla Seals on June 17, 1994 in Henderson, KY. David was a retired boilermaker, having worked for Zachary Construction Company. He was also a Vietnam Veteran.
David had many interests that involved the outdoor life; horseback riding; especially at Shawnee National Forest, with Nick Miller and many other friends. He thoroughly enjoyed deer hunting, pitching horseshoes and listening to country music. David was also a horse shoer and trainer for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Jack and Joe, and one sister: Wilma.
He is survived by his wife, Carla Boyd, of Allendale, IL, four sons: Allen Boyd, Evansville, IN, David (Misty) Boyd, Evansville, IN, Jeremy (Jamelia) Sailee, Fort Campbell, TN. And David (Willa) Helderman, Mt. Carmel, IL. He is also survived by a sister: Rosalee Muckway, Valparaiso, IN, and 2 brothers: Bill (Elaine) Boyd, Lawrenceville, IL and Danny (Cindy) Boyd, Raymond, OH.
David also is survived by 8 granchildren: Amanda, Gavin and Connor Boyd, Josh, Tyler, and David II, Helderman, A.J. Miles and Ryan Sailee, and one great-granson: Stone Helderman, and one more "on the way".
Funeral Service for David Lee Boyd will be held at 1PM, Friday, December 9, 2011 at Ingram Funeral Home, Allendale, IL. Burial will follow at Orio Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5 to 7 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Carla Boyd to help with funeral expenses.
Ingram Funeral Home, Allendale, IL entrusted with arrangements.