Mr. Sterling Alexander Boyd

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Mr. Sterling Alexander "Alex" Boyd, 95, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at Providence Hospital in Columbia, S.C.
The funeral service was held at noon Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Barron Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Shaffer officiating. The interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Chester County, Mr. Boyd was a son of the late James Thompson Boyd Sr. and Celeste McKeown Boyd. He was a graduate of Chester High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during WWII, and was also a retired Postmaster. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, where he formerly served as Senior Warden, and was a former member of Cornwell Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Lily) Gilpin Boyd; a brother, James T. Boyd Jr.; and two sisters, Martha Boyd and Carolyn B. McKinney.
Mr. Boyd is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 41, Chester, SC 29706.
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Chester, SC 29706
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Published in The News & Reporter on Sept. 5, 2018
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