Mr. Don Boyd, age 75, of Rowe, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning (April 23, 2019) at his home, surrounded by his family. Born December 3, 1943 in Rowe, Virginia, he was a son of the late Emery and Helen Lambert Boyd. A lifelong resident of the area, he was employed at Jewell Smokeless coke ovens for twenty-two years. A devoted Christian, he was a faithful member of Rowe Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a talented brick mason, an avid gardener and hunter. He enjoyed life to the fullest and loved spending time with his family.
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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, James Richard Boyd; one brother, Clyde Boyd and two sisters, Gladys Stump and Magalene Stigerwald.
Survivors include his loving wife and devoted caregiver of fifty-five years, Agnes Boyd of the home; one daughter, Lisa Dawn Street and husband, Chris of Suffolk, Virginia; three grandchildren, Corey (Michaela Jones) Street, Brittany Boyd and Brooke Elizabeth Street; one great-granddaughter, Skylar Atwell; four siblings, Harold Boyd and wife, Willie of Akron, Ohio, Wanda Clayborne and husband, Larry of Honaker, Virginia, Wilma Lester and husband, Ray of Council, Virginia and Jackie Boyd and wife, Kathy of Lebanon, Virginia; special caregivers, Laura Reynolds, Nancy Ray, Debbie Stiltner, Jill Meadows, Janie Fleming, Larry and Jennie Shortridge, Joel and Brenda Burke, Jimmy and Lisa Hess and the staff of Helping Hands Hospice; best friend, Earl Ratliff and several nieces, nephews and church family also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brad Cook, Rev. Johnny Rowe and Rev. Junior Ray officiating. Interment will follow in the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery at Richlands, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Larry Shortridge, Raymond Boyd, Corey Street, Jim Boyd, Larry Boyd and Brian Vanover.
Men of Rowe Pentecostal Holiness Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends after 6 PM Wednesday at Honaker Funeral Home where a song service will be conducted at 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Rowe Pentecostal Church Youth Fund, 2700 Breeden Branch Road, Rowe, Virginia 24646.
Online condolences may be made at www.honakerfuneralhome.net.