Ervin Hampton Boyd STUARTS DRAFT Ervin Hampton Boyd, 92, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Friday June 21, 2013 at Augusta Health. Mr. Boyd was born on November 27, 1920, in Augusta County, a son of the late Herbert C. and Estie L. (Fox) Boyd. Ervin worked for Crompton for 37 years prior to his retirement. In his retirement he worked for Central Security as a Security Guard for more than 10 years. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and working on small engines. Ervin was a life time member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. He also served in the United States Navy during World War II. On January 4, 1947, he married Ida Fitzgerald, who preceded him in death on March 6, 2001. Mr. Boyd is survived by two sons, Clyde Boyd and wife, Sandra, of Stuarts Draft, Ernie Boyd and wife, Cindy, of New Hope; special friend, Linda Swats of Stuarts Draft; a sister, Christine Kehrer of Raphine; seven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and his wife, Ervin was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Calvary United Methodist Church in Stuarts Draft with Pastor Don McClure officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 260, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477; or to the Ridgeview Baptist Church, P.O. Box 477, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477. Those wishing may share a memory or an online condolence by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.