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Henry Lamont BoydMarch 10, 1976 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 41)
Henry Lamont Boyd, affectionately called “Mont” by those who loved him, departed this earthly life on Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was born in Columbia, South Carolina on March 10, 1976 to Henry Lawrence and the Late Catherine Boyd.
Mont was educated in Richland School District One, graduating from Eau Claire High School where he excelled in baseball. He loved the sport and often talked about becoming a professional baseball player. He was a diehard Carolina Gamecocks and Carolina Panthers fan and wasn't afraid to show it!
In 1994, Lamont enlisted in the United States Navy where he served until 2004 as a Petty Officer Second Class, earning many awards and service medals. Lamont was employed with the City of Columbia Water Department for the last 12 years. He was hardworking and dedicated to being the best, no matter the task.
Those who will forever cherish fond and precious memories are his son, Keon Lamont Boyd; his maternal grandmother, Geneva G. Boyd; his father, Henry Lawrence; his special father, Frederick D. Murphy; his special mother, Lavern Belton; two brothers, Tamico Lawrence and Henry Belton; and five sisters: Santana Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Michelle Mines, Christina Belton, and Ashlee Murphy, all of Columbia, South Carolina. He also leaves to mourn his passing a host of loving nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and dear friends, all of whom join the family in sharing the grief caused by his departure.