Celebrating the life of James E. Boyd
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Mr. Boyd was born August 30, 1933, in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, to Austin and Sue Gertrude (Holt) Boyd. He married Helen Tjinieris March 20, 1963, in Germany. He retired from the United States Army as a Staff Sgt. November 1, 1971. They moved to Altus from Irving, Texas in 1993 and he went to work in Flight safety at Altus Air Force Base where he was presently employed. Me. Boyd's greatest loves were his family, the military and airplanes. He will be missed by many friends and relatives.
Survivors include his wife Helen Boyd of the home; children Major Chris James Boyd and wife Sheryl of Virginia; Evelyn Elena Minnick and husband Douglas of Dallas, Texas; brothers Eugene Boyd, Robert Boyd; sisters Joan Wade, Mary Bowman; two grandchildren, Sarah and Austin Boyd of Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Altus AFB Chapel
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