Willie George Boyd, Sr., “Pop”, age 76, of entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. The native of Ashmond, GA was born on January 1, 1944 to Ms. Viola Smith and George Turner. During his formative years, he moved with his mother Ms. Viola Smith to Reidsville where she and the man he knew as his father, Mr. Sunny Boy Boyd, raised him. Early in his adulthood, he met the love of his life and entered into the holy bonds of matrimony with Mrs. Zola Boyd. The two were wed for over 52 years. Clearly a man devoted to his family, he did not mind hard work to support them. His vocation for over 50 years was in the construction trade, and included being the owner of Boyd’s Concrete Cutting from 1993-2010. In his free time he loved to work on cars. Willie is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Willie Boyd, Jr., a brother, Little Richard Boyd, and a sister, Janie Smith. He was loved by many and he loved many; he will be deeply missed
Left to cherish the memories of a life lived to the fullest are his beloved wife, Zola Boyd; six children, Gregory Boyd, Sophi (David) Eleby, Dina Hall, Jeffery Smith, Lisa (John) Clanton, and Willie Hall; 24 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; many siblings including 6 that were particularly close to him that include James Boyd, Rose Marie (Dennis) Maxwell, Alice (Douglas) Watson, Ricky Boyd, Gloriadean (Lucious) Glynn, and Joyce Mae Jones; several men that were as close as a brother that include, Herbert Smith, Raymond Smith, JJ Smith, Willie Frank Sheppard, and William Henry Smith; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.
Visitation is scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2020 at the chapel of Low Country Cremation & Burial in Reidsville beginning at 10:00 a.m. for one hour.
Graveside funeral services will immediately follow the hour of visitation and begin at 11:00 a.m. at Sandhill Cemetery.
Low Country Cremation & Burial is caring for the Boyd family during this difficult time.
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