Ott & Lee Funeral Home
9am – 10am Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at Ott & Lee Funeral Home, Brandon.
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019, 10am in the chapel, Ott & Lee Funeral Home, Brandon. There will be a 2pm graveside service in Highland Cemetery in Hattiesburg, MS.
Another great Airman and Fallen Hero has passed from our ranks. Master Sergeant (MSgt) (retired) Richard Boyd, a retired member of the MS Air National Guard who had served within the 172nd Airlift Wing, 172nd Civil Engineering Group has departed and gone to a better place with our good Lord.
Rest in Peace Airman. We applaud your patriotism and brave efforts in serving our country and your family for their support of your service. We thank you for your service. Without your efforts and your families’ support, this country would not stand so bold, shine so bright and live so free. You now have earned a rest, so go fly with the Angels. May God look over you and your family.
Richard Everett Boyd, 77, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019, at his residence. Visitation will be 9am – 10am Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at Ott & Lee Funeral Home with services following at 10am in the chapel. There will be a 2pm graveside service in Highland Cemetery in Hattiesburg, MS.
Mr. Boyd was born in Hattiesburg, MS to J.C. and Willie Mae Boyd. He retired with the United States Air Force in 2002 from the 172nd Airlift Group. Richard was a member of Pinelake Church Reservoir Campus.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Kathleen Dawsey Boyd; daughter, Wendy Boyd Lawless and his son-in-law Tim Lawless of Brandon, MS; grandson, Wesley Lawless. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Everett Boyd, Jr. and his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pinelake Missions, Gateway Rescue Mission of Jackson, MS or charity of choice.
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