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Orville Boyd

[May 17, 2012]  LINCOLN -- Orville Eugene Boyd, 70, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 9:45 p.m. at Bella Vista Care Center in Peoria Heights.

(Below is a copy of the obituary from the funeral home.)


Lincoln- Orville Eugene Boyd , 70, of Lincoln passed away on Wednesday, May 16. 2012 at 9:45 p.m. at Bella Vista Care Center in Peoria Heights.

Graveside Services for Mr. Boyd will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Harmony Cemetery in rural Beason, Illinois with Father Dave Klug officiating.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Orville Eugene Boyd was born on February 16, 1942 in Lincoln the son of Donald and Lucille Ollis Boyd.

He is survived by his children: Greg (Meg) Boyd of Waterville, Maine, Robert (LaVonna) Boyd of Lincoln, Tammy (Ron) Miller of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Rhonda Coers of Normal. Also surviving are two brothers: Ray Boyd of Bloomington, Don "Ted" Boyd of Leroy, and several grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

He was a self-employed truck driver and also drove a semi for Boise-Cascade in Lincoln.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for you to send flowers to your loved ones.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Lincoln.