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James Wesley Boyd, Sr.

April 29, 1940 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 79)


Mr. James Wesley Boyd, Sr. was born on April 29, 1940 in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Willie Boyd and Viola Bookert Boyd. He entered eternal rest on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Columbia, SC.

James, affectionally known as “Jim”, was a graduate of C.A. Johnson High School in 1959. He was a member/reporter of the 4-H Club from 1955-1956. Continuing his leadership and service by joining the United States Air Force in 1959.

He was a member of Word of Faith Christian Center. In that capacity he served as a deacon.

Mr. James Wesley Boyd, Sr. leaves behind his children: Leon Boyd, James “Chip” Wesley Boyd, Jr., Carol J. Canzater all of Columbia, SC and Angela R. (Jimmy) Wardlaw of Kennesaw, Georgia; two sisters: Bernice Boyd Weston and Serliver Trapp; eleven grandchildren, Brandon Martin of Columbia, SC, Korey L. Boyd, PhD of Springfield, Massachusetts, Anthony Martin of Columbia, SC, Ashley Canzater of Columbia, SC, Britn’e Canzater of Columbia, SC, Kaila Boyd of Columbia, SC, Joshua Boyd of Columbia, SC, Lauryn Wardlaw of Kennesaw, GA, Madison Wardlaw of Kennesaw, GA, Bryce Wardlaw of Kennesaw, GA, Jeramiah Wesley Boyd of Columbia, SC, and six great grandchildren. Mr. Boyd Will be missed.  He was a man who loved his God and family. He was a man who loved to be of service and not served.

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Family Visitation
August 20, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
August 21, 2019

10:00 AM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29229

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