Robert Boyd

Robert W. Boyd, 74

Robert W. Boyd, 74, of West Lafayette passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at University Place. He was born December 15, 1939, in Indianapolis to the late William and Mildred Walker Boyd. Bob graduated from Orleans High School in 1958 and Purdue University in 1962. On December 20, 1958 he married Carol Speer in Orleans and she survives. Robert worked for Arth Drug Store in Lafayette, as a Pharmacist, for 30 years. He also worked for Wells Yeager Best Drug Store and Marsh Pharmacy and was retired. He was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church and liked gardening, reading and listening to the Grateful Dead. Bob also enjoyed sailing on the Windjammers in Maine. Surviving along with his wife are his children, Debra A. Saricos (James) of Mooresville and Robert "Rob" W. Boyd Jr. of West Lafayette. Also surviving are his grandchildren Christine Saricos (Mike Sullivan), Michael and Stacey Saricos and a great-grandson Ryan Sullivan. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to a 1:00 PM service Monday, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette, Rev. Tim Burchill officiating. Interment will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Those wishing may contribute in Robert's memory to St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Sign the guest book and leave memories at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 17 to Apr. 20, 2014