DeKALB – Dennis Victor Boyd, 58, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb .
Born Oct. 31, 1954, in DeKalb, the son of Victor C. and Delite G. (Reingardt) Boyd, Dennis married Theresa Jo Girton on July 8, 1989, in Dixon.
Dennis was a veteran
of the U.S. Army
, having served for 22 years. Dennis was a union painter and member of Painters Union District 30. He attended First Baptist Church and was a member of VFW
Post 2287, both in DeKalb .
He is survived by his wife, Theresa; children, Kristin Pilota, and Kelsey and Garrett, both of DeKalb; and grandson, Will Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Craig S. Boyd in 2011.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at First Baptist Church, 349 S. Third St., DeKalb, with the Rev. Bob Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb, with full military honors by the DeKalb Honor Guard. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Dennis V. Boyd Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com
or call 815-756-1022.