Richard Lee Boyd
Richard Lee Boyd
  • February 23, 1953 - November 3, 2017
  • Waynesboro, Virginia

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Richard Lee "Dickey" Boyd, 64, of Waynesboro passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home.
Born February 23, 1953 in Staunton, he was the son of the late William Elliott and Geneva Blanche (Wright) Boyd.
Richard was a 1971 graduate of Riverheads High School and a 1975 graduate of James Madison University. He was employed with Ecolab. Richard was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #680 and the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at JMU. An avid outdoorsmen, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also deeply loved his family and spending time with them as well as dancing with the Goodson Band. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant sister, Selma Jean Boyd; in laws, Jack and Marion Oakley.
Survivors include his loving wife of 21 years, Patti Oakley Boyd; children, Bryan Andrew Boyd, Cassandra Anne Scotto, Kimberly Marion Wimer and husband, Tyler and Jacklyn Renee Boyd; grandson, Zachary Bryan Boyd; brother, William Elliott Boyd, Jr. and wife, Rebecca; sisters-in-law, Lynne Thornton and husband, James, Donna Oakley and Jenifer Hannay; brother-in-law, John Oakley and wife, Erin; nieces and nephews, Brooke Boyd, Justin Vanderhoof, James Thornton, Amanda Smith, Kelsey Brangers, James Hannay, Kaitlyn Hannay, Luke Oakley and Charlotte Oakley; great niece and nephew, Caroline and Hunter Smith; special cousin, Pam Bradley; special friends, Timothy and Beatrice Weber and Skyanne and Jackson "JJ" Weber.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 W. Main St., with the Rev. Olivia Haney officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the funeral home.
Those desiring may make memorial donations in Richard's memory to TKE Memorial Fund-Alumni Scholarship Account at JMU TKE Alumni, C/O Mac Ferguson, 1445 Alanton Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23454 or by PayPal at
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