In Memory

George Boyd

George Boyd

George T. Boyd

February 7, 1944 - September 16, 2016

(Note: the AT Obituary incorrectly lists George as graduating in 1963. Carole Young tells me that his sister graduated in 1963.)

George T. Boyd, 72, of Tiffin, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 16, 2016, at Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky.

He was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Republic, to Thomas F. and Imogene D. (Updike) Boyd. He married Diane Walters Feb. 25, 1967, in England, and she survives in Tiffin.

Other survivors include a son, Thomas (Anita) Boyd of Tiffin; a daughter, Deborah (Stephen) Wise of Republic; a special granddaughter, who was the apple of his eye, Deanna Boyd of Tiffin; a stepgranddaughter, Amanda (Cory) Menke of Bellevue; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Teague and Murphy Menke of Bellevue; two brothers, Chuck Boyd of Forest and Ted Boyd of Tiffin; and two sisters, Mary Jane Daughenbaugh of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Leona (Tom) Carlin of Tiffin.

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Mr. Boyd

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Margaret Ann Biller; and a brother-in-law, Nick Daughenbaugh.

George was a 1962 graduate Tiffin Columbian High School. He was employed at National Machinery for 28 years as a machinist, until it closed in 2001, and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving in Vietnam, England and Korea.

George's summers were spent at his cottage along the Sandusky River near Fremont. He loved fishing, boating and pulling his kids, and their friends, skiing, waterboarding and tubing on the river.

His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville, with Chaplain Birmingham of Ohio Veterans Home officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin. The United Veterans Council of Tiffin will conduct military graveside services.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Seneca County Veterans Services, Stein Hospice, for their compassionate care during his last days, or Ohio Veterans Home and staff, for their great care of George and a.k.a. Tom.

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