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CECIL LAVERT BOYD McALLEN - Cecil Lavert Boyd, 92, joined Our Father in Heaven on Thursday, May 8, 2014. He passed peacefully at the Alfredo Gonzales Texas State Veteran's Home of McAllen. Cecil Lavert was born September 9, 1921 in El Campo, TX. He is the son of the late John and Susan Ann (Williams) Boyd. He moved to McAllen in 1983 after living in Guadalajara, Guatemala, and Phoenix, Arizona. He served in the Army during World War II. Mr. Boyd was a member of the Freemasons and believed in serving God. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Kay Boyd. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Maria Rebeca (Maldonnat) Boyd; five children: Carroll, John, Cecilia, Rebeca, and Raymond Boyd; and six grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday, May 11, 2014 with a rosary being recited at 7:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in McAllen. Burial will take place at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, TX. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on May 11, 2014
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