Bill Boyd

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Obituary of Bill Boyd

Bill J. Boyd, born on November 19, 1926 in Sparta, IL passed into glory on July 1, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center of Edwardsville, IL, at the age of 91. Bill graduated from Sparta High School with the class of 1945. He was a dedicated employee of World Color Press for 40 years beginning as an apprentice pressman and retiring as the World Color Press Training Director. He was a caring son, a faithful husband, and a devoted father and grandfather. He loved being in front of his workbench and could and did fix just about anything. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sparta and G.C.I.U

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Alma Boyd nee Gremmels, his stepbrother Olyn Schulze, and his sister-in-law Alma Schulze who he loved as a sister

Surviving are his loving wife of 69 years, Eileen Boyd nee Segelken of Sparta, IL; his children, Cindy Esala of Collierville, TN; Janis Bjornson (David) of O’Fallon, IL; and his grandchildren Boyd, Andy and Joshua

Bill will be deeply missed by his family

Graveside service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Caledonia cemetery

memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital 


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