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Boyd W. Caffey

Boyd W. Caffey, 76, of Beaumont, completed his earthly journey to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, April 18, at Baptist Beaumont Hospital. He was born on October 6, 1936, in Beaumont, to Lois Appleman Caffey and John W. Caffey. Boyd was the second generation owner of Caffey Automotive, founded in 1935. He worked alongside his father in the family business until he took over for his father in 1962. Boyd attended Baylor University, Waco, and Lamar University, Beaumont. He also served in the United States Air Force and in the Air Force Reserves for many years thereafter. Boyd was a longtime member and officer of Automotive Wholesalers of Texas and participated in many Antique Auto Club events, as well as being a past member of the YMBL. Boyd was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Beaumont, serving the congregation as a long standing door greeter and usher. He also served as a church Trustee along with participating on the Building & Grounds committee. Survivors include his wife, Cindy Caffey of Beaumont; daughters, Vikki Owens and her husband, Kevin; Lois Kuykendall and her husband, Mark; Christi Skrovan and her husband, Joe, all of Buda, Texas; son, John Caffey, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Kurt, Alex, Amanda, Nikki, Brent, Sam, and Tom; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Kameron, and Kenzie; and sister, Nancy Caffey of Vidor. He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Frances A. Holmes. A gathering of the Caffey family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m., Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Broussards, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 900 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 900 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77701; , 755 South 11th Street, Suite #212, Beaumont, Texas 77701; or to the charity of ones choice. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com. @

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Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 21, 2013
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