Gary Eugene Boyd was born in Bethany, Missouri on April 13, 1948, to Clifton Eugene and Eunice Beatrice (Barber) Boyd as their only child. He grew up on the farm near Gentryville and attended school in Albany where he graduated in 1966. He attended and graduated college at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville in 1970.

He married his wife Ginny (Virginia) Shepard on July 6, 1968.

One of Gary’s passions were the farms in Gentry County which he worked and cared for over the course of his entire life. He also enjoyed time with his family and vacations across the US (his favorite was traveling by car anywhere West). He also travelled to Europe and New Zealand.

Gary worked for Burd & Fletcher in multiple roles over a 49-year period and made his home in the Liberty/Kearney area.

He was preceded in death by his mother (Bea) and his father (Gene).

He leaves his wife (Ginny) at their home near Kearney, MO; his son Steve (Becky) and his two grandchildren Austin and Addison Boyd.

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Monday, August 8 at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany. Burial will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Albany. The family will receive friends 4:00 – 6:00 PM Sunday evening at the chapel. Friends may call anytime after 2:00 PM on Sunday.

If you would like to do something in remembrance of him, he supported the Grandview Cemetery and the Albany Legacy Fund.

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