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Andrew Guy Boyd, 85, died Feb. 5 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. He was born May 14, 1919 in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Mr. Boyd attended University of Arkansas, Texas A & M and Washington State University. He served with the 159th Infantry in Europe and was discharged in 1945 with the rank of lieutenant.

In 1944, Mr. Boyd married Margaret Carroll.

He worked as a cattle buyer and feedlot manager for Seattle Packing Co., and farmed in Wallowa County since 1968.

He is survived by his wife Margaret Boyd, and by Kathryn Otis of Renton, Wash.; Joseph Boyd of Tacoma, Wash.; W. (Pat) boyd of Seattle, Wash.; Denise Dawson of Joseph; Peter Boyd of Seattle; Sharon Beach of Friday Harbor, Wash.; eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A private memorial was held. Donations can be made to Wallowa County Health Care Foundation or a memorial of your choice in care of the Bollman Funeral Home.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, February 10, 2005

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Andrew Guy Boyd, 85, of Wallowa County died Feb. 5 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. A private family memorial service will be held.

Mr. Boyd was born May 14, 1919, in Pine Bluff, Ark. He attended the University of Arkansas, Texas A&M and Washington State University. He served in the Army in the 159th Infantry during World War II and married Margaret Carroll in 1944. He worked as a cattle buyer and feedlot manager for Seattle Packing Company and farmed in Wallowa County since 1968.

Survivors include children, Kathryn Otis of Renton, Wash., Joseph Boyd of Tacoma, Wash., W. “Pat” Boyd and Peter Boyd, both of Seattle, Wash., Denise Dawson of Joseph, and Sharon Beach of Friday Harbor, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Wallowa County Health Care Foundation in care of Bollman Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Enterprise.
LaGrande Observer, Obituaries Through Feb. 12, 2005 – Published: February 17, 2005

Contributed By: Sue Wells

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