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Michael Leon "Mike" Boyd

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Michael Leon "Mike" Boyd Obituary
Michael Leon Boyd known as "Mike" or "Jake" passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018. He was born on December 7, 1954 to the James E and Maybelle Boyd. He was preceded in death by both parents. Michael is survived by his daughter Monica Boyd and sister Patricia Boyd Shelton (Hayward). Michael was a beloved family man who made sure his family knew he loved them. He attended the Hampton Public School System and graduated from Kecoughtan High School. Michael entered the workforce at Holiday Inn in Hampton, Virginia as a chef. In 1973, he worked as a welder with the Northrop Grumman Shipyard for 30 years, until his health begin to decline. He was a devoted fan of the Green Bay Packers--win or lose--and a collector of all types of memorabilia. Michael's good nature and love of people was shown through all of his interaction with family, friends and strangers despite his health challenges. At a very early age he gave his life to Christ and attended Zion Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia. In his later years, he joined Calvary Community Church in Hampton, Virginia. Michael's God appointed purpose was fulfilled by ministering to all he came in contact with. His powerful testimony reached many based on the love and actions shown daily. He is survived by one daughter, Monica Boyd; one sister, Patricia Shelton (Hayward); one granddaughter Envy Williams; one grandson Andre Williams; one niece, three nephews; six great nieces and nephews, four great great nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends. The celebration of his 64 years will be held on 12:00 P.M. on July 13, 2018 at Calvary Community Church, 2311 Tower Place, Hampton, Virginia. 23666. Mr. Boyd may be viewed in the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are under the care of Nickelson-Cummings Funeral Home, 4304 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, Virginia 23669. Viewing will be held Thursday, July12, 2018 at funeral home from 1pm-6pm. Special thanks to all our friends, and the Sentara Hospice Staff for all your wonderful support during this time.
Published in Daily Press from July 12 to July 11, 2018
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