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Benjamin A. "Ben" Boyd


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Benjamin A. "Ben" Boyd Obituary
Benjamin A. "Ben" Boyd

AGE: 85 • Fair Haven

Benjamin A. "Ben" Boyd was born December 9, 1931 in Fair Haven, New Jersey where he was a life long resident. Ben attended and graduated from Fisk Street School and Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was honorably discharged from the United States Army. Ben had a love of trucks. He drove a cement truck for Duncan Thacker Associates, later Clayton Cemetery Company and later Weldon Cement Company retiring in 1998. Ben loved sports and loved to talk about sports. Ben loved traveling and made several trips to the Caribbean visiting several countries and also traveled to France. Ben had a life long love of jazz and was a supporter of WGBO.

Ben was pre-deceased by his mother, Teresa Boyd, his father, Roland Boyd, his brother, Clifton Boyd and niece, Stacey Burgess. Ben is survived by his brother, Roland Boyd, sisters Mabel Cureton, Gloria Boyd and Patricia Burgess. Ben is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 11 AM at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 26 Sunset Ave. Red Bank, NJ.

In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to WBGO Radio Station, 54 Park Pl. Newark, NJ 07102 or at WBGO.org.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Posten's Funeral Home, Atlantic Highlands, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 28, 2017
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