Memphis Funeral Home

5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN


Charles W. Boyd

January 12, 1929May 14, 2020

Charles William Boyd, age 91, passed away on May 14, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Doris Lejean Boyd, daughters, Jeanette Wagner, Barbara Butler and Gail Hayes (Ken) of Lebanon, TN., son, Rick Boyd (Rikki), sister, Mary C. Laird, grandchildren, Shannon Boyd, of Memphis, TN, Jackie Glasscock and Geneal Whitehouse, both of Kentucky, Kelly and Andrew Hayes, of Kentucky, Christy Scherffius, of Burilson, TN., Samuel Jerden, of Bartlett, TN., Joshua Butler, of Raimer, TN., Jessica Roberts, Jeremiah Butler, of California. He also leaves behind 12 great grandchildren.

Mr. Boyd served in the US Navy and was a faithful member of Bellevue Baptist Church.

A private family service will be held on Monday, May 18 at Memphis Funeral Home on Poplar at 1:30pm. Burial will follow the service in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Due to the Covid19 restrictions the service will be live streamed via www.https://facebook.com/memphisfuneral/

Direct Link to the live stream: https://www.facebook.com/MemphisFuneral/videos/255867322329786


  • Doris Lejean Boyd, Wife of 71 years
  • Jeanette Wagner, Daughter
  • Barbara Butler, Daughter
  • Gail Hayes (Ken), Daughter
  • Rick Boyd (Rikki), Son
  • Mary C. Laird, Sister
  • Shannon Boyd, Grandchild
  • Jackie Glasscock, Grandchild
  • Geneal Whitehouse, Grandchild
  • Kelly Hayes, Grandchild
  • Andrew Hayes, Grandchild
  • Christy Scherffius, Grandchild
  • Samuel Jerden, Grandchild
  • Joshua Butler, Grandchild
  • Jessica Roberts, Grandchild
  • Jeremiah Butler, Grandchild
  • Charles William Boyd leaves behind 12 great grandchildren.

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Mark Boyd

May 15, 2020

Uncle Charles was the last surviving son of the Boyd family. He was predeceased by his father Clarence G. Boyd Sr., step mother Inez Boyd, sisters Sue Wade and Margaret Suzore and brothers Thomas and Clarence G. Boyd Jr. He leaves one surviving sister Mary Laird. Uncle Charles was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church and liked to visit convalescent homes and minister while he was physically able to do so. He regularly visited my father while he was in Rainbow Health center in Bartlett, TN. He will be missed.


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