Boyd Donald Hedden

November 28, 1961September 5, 2013
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Boyd Donald Hedden 1961 - 2013

Boyd Hedden, 51 of Red Bluff passed away on September 5, 2013 at the home of his parents with his family and friends by his side, while courageously battling Kidney cancer. Boyd was born on November 28, 1961 in Red Bluff to Bill and Nancy Hedden. Boyd grew up in Red Bluff and graduated from Red Bluff High School in 1980. He enjoyed sports while growing up and at the age of 12 was on the 1974 Little League team that went to Williamsport, PA to play in the Little League World Series. In his short life he also worked for the Tehama County Road Department, bought a water truck and worked construction and fought fires. In 2008, Boyd and his wife, Rena opened there own business, BR Growing Supplies in Red Bluff. Boyd was also an avid sportsman and especially enjoyed hunting and loved the outdoors. Boyd is survived by his parents, Bill and Nancy Hedden, wife Rena, daughters; Sammilee (Scott) Arboleya and children Kalib and Claire, Robye Woolery and daughter Danica. Sons Colter and Dalton Hedden. Grandmother; Beverly F. Howard, uncle, Bruce Howard and Aunts: Sandra Walters, Vivian (Dolan) Ingram, Shirley Eslinger. Cousins: Rolin and Brad (Kathy) Eslinger, Dolan (Fran) Ingram, John Ingram, Becki (Todd) Johnson, Nicki (Dayle) Evenson, and Marci (Eric) Pittman and in-laws (Williams). He was preceded in death by two brothers; Howard and Samuel Hedden, and grandfather Don Howard. Boyd was a loyal husband, father, grandfather and friend. He had a great sense of humor and smile. Graveside service at Oak Hill Cemetery, 745 Cemetery Lane off Walnut Street, Red Bluff, at 10 A.M., September 16, 2013 with Celebration of Life at Elks Lodge, 350 Gilmore Rd, Red Bluff. Please no flowers. Any donations can be made to the RBLL, PO Box 284, Red Bluff, CA 96080 in memory of Boyd Hedden or to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 1425 Vista Way, Red Bluff, CA 96080 in memory of Boyd Hedden.


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Boyd Donald Hedden

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September 17, 2013

Boyd always had a smile on his face and always had a positive attitude. He is now in heaven playing a little ball with the ones who went before him - Never a Doubt.
Jerry and Linda Clawson

Marie Heitman-Eshom

September 17, 2013

Dear Nancy and Bill and the rest of Boyd's family. I was so very sadden to hear of Boyd's passing. Though it has been many years since I last saw him I have the most wonderful memories of when we were kids together. He was truly one of a kind. All my love

September 15, 2013

Dear Boyd I know the pain is gone and you are in a better place. Have a safe journey. Andy Shanley

justin krause,

September 14, 2013

for my good friend. you always and forever will be,in my ya,brother

justin krause

September 14, 2013

rest in peace to a good friend were all going to miss you and that infectious sense of humor and smile. soar high in the heavens
brother for we will meet u there to reunite. love always and forever brother.

September 13, 2013

Our thoughts are with your family and friends at this difficult time - Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers