East Stone Gap, VA, Glen “Dee” Allen Boyd, 65, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, VA. Glen was a faithful member of the East Stone Gap Baptist Church for many years and a strong prayer warrior.
Mr. Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Emma Jean Boyd and a sister Tammy Faye Boyd.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Boyd, of the home; his son Allen Boyd (Donna) of Big Stone Gap, VA; his sister Judy Dorton (Joe), Richmond, VA; his brother Teddy Boyd (Ruth Ann) of Appalachia, VA and his grandchildren, Nick and Nathaniel Boyd. Mr. Boyd is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 5:00-7:00pm at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Avenue West, Big Stone Gap, VA. Funeral services will follow with Dr. Lonnie Brooks and Rev. Bobby Hamilton officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30pm, Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, 5650 Powell Valley Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA. Family and friends are asked to assemble at Gilliam Funeral Home to leave in procession to the cemetery at 1:00pm. Wayne Sturgill, Ricky Boyd, Bo Ray, Timmy Maynes, John Maynes, Joseph Dorton, Bruce Sizemore and Alex Collins will serve as pallbearers. Terry Henderson, Joe Dorton and Teddy Boyd will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Glen Boyd.
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618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219