William Lee Boyd
January 25, 1935 – August 19, 2019
William Boyd was born in Kankakee, Illinois to John William Boyd and Vivian Lenore Boyd (Martin). He left this world of joy, wonder and suffering on August 19, 2019.
William was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother, Robert. He is survived by his wife, Illa Rae Boyd (Nichols), his son, Michael John Boyd, his niece, Robin Hall, and great nephews, Ryan and Zachary Hall.
William served for four years in the United States Air Force and graduated from Olivet University in 1963 with a degree in psychology. He was employed by the Indianapolis Life Insurance Company and retired as marketing officer for the company in 1999.
William also served on the boards of Westminster Village North, The Westminster Foundation and the Indianapolis Mental Health Association. Prior to his retirement, he was active in the Kiwanis and Rotary Club service organizations. He was also an active private pilot for many years and the published author of multiple books and numerous essays.
A memorial service will be conducted at the Leppert mortuary, 740 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, on Saturday, August 24 at 10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the charity of your choice.
- Memorial Service Saturday, August 24, 2019