Boyde Robert J. Boyde Sr., age 79, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Grant Hospital after a very short illness. He was born June 30, 1933 in Guthrie, KY, son of Robert Porter and Virgie Lucas. He attended Columbus Public Schools and The Ohio State University and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Bob was a dynamic, successful salesman, Motivational Speaker and Network Marketing Genius. He was always smiling with a funny joke and encouraging word. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, brother James Ingram and infant daughter Julie Ann Boyde. He is survived by his wife and friend, Beverly; daughter, Kirsten Miller, sons, Robert Jr. Duane E. and Kyle Boyde; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation 10 a.m. and Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 3161 E. 5th Ave. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE, 2500 Cleveland Ave. To order flowers and offer condolences to the BOYDE Family, visit www.THECHAPELOFPEACE.com.
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Columbus, OH 43211
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 16, 2013