COLUMBUS — Willie Floyd “Sonny Boy” Boyd, 59, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at 10th Ave. Church of Christ with Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Sturdivant Cemetery. Visitation is today from noon to 6 p.m. at Carter’s of Columbus. Mr. Boyd was born Dec. 29, 1952, to the late Early Boyd Sr., and Ellen Boyd. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Boyd; and sister, Martha Mapp. Survivors include his wife, Mary Boyd of Columbus; children, Dorothy Brooks, Billy Ray Butler and Danny Lee Butler; siblings, Curtis Boyd and Early Boyd Jr., James Boyd, and Ann Boyd, all of Columbus, Sammie Boyd and Mary Gunter, both of Caledonia, Ida Mae Williams of Hamilton, Ala., and Helen Marshbanks of Sulligent, Ala.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on December 11, 2012
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