Age: 83 Address: Pinnacle, NC Date of Death: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Arrangements: Howell - Nelson Funeral Service, Pilot Mountain, NC
Details: Mr. James Fred “Ray” Boyd of Pinnacle died on Sunday, September 22nd at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He was born June 25, 1930 in Mitchell County, NC to the late Charlie & Susie Mace Boyd. Mr. Boyd was a barber for 23 years in Welcome, NC and owned and operated Boyd’s Family Seafood in Ledger, NC. He was a member of Union Tabernacle in Walkertown, NC.
He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Silver of the home; sons & daughters-in-law, Gary & Nina Boyd of Welcome, NC and Jimmy & Julie Boyd of Asheville, NC; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and brothers & sisters-in-law, Ted & Jan Boyd of Marion, NC, Fred & Hilda Boyd of Marion, NC and Larry & Margaret Boyd of Winston-Salem, NC.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Boyd was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Boyd; sister, Ethel Lowrance & Dorothy Hightower and brother, Clarence Boyd.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 6 pm at Bear Creek Baptist Church in Ledger NC the family will receive friends and family from 5pm until time of service with burial to be held at a later date.