MILLS RIVER-Joseph Glenn "Joe" Boyd, Sr., 69, of Mills River, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Charles George V.A. Medical Center in Asheville.
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Joe was born November 21, 1944 in the home of his late parents, Glen Edward Boyd, and Parolee Praytor Boyd. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Boyd; and sister, Louise Wilson.
Joe attended Mills River West High School when he joined the United States Army, serving 3 tours in Vietnam. After he left the Army, he continued working in construction. Joe enjoyed fishing, and reading Western books.
Survivors include his three sons, Joseph "Joey" Boyd, Jr. of Mills River, Thomas Edward Boyd of Mills River, and Jack Perry of Candler; daughter, Nancy Finnegan of Lake Fenton, MI; brother, George Boyd of Mills River; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private service will be held by the family.
Condolences may be made online at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com.
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Published in The Times-News on Mar. 22, 2014