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Richard W. Boyd

May 15, 1922 June 23, 2020
Richard W. Boyd
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Obituary for Richard W. Boyd

Richard W. Boyd, age 98, passed away on June 23, 2020 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

He was born in Nebraska City to Walter S. and Florence Metz Boyd. Dick graduated from Nebraska City High in 1939. He attended Scottsbluff Junior College for two years and then graduated from Midland College in Fremont in 1948. Dick received his Master’s Degree from UNL in 1969. He proudly served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. Dick was a longtime member of Saint John Lutheran Church and he served the students of Council Bluffs for 28 years as a middle school educator.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Miriam, in 2017.

Survivors include son Richard A. (Patti) Boyd, daughters Carol (Tim) Swanger, Lynne M. Boyd (David Neely), Ann E. Boyd, grandchildren: Richard Boyd, Steven Boyd, Michelle Williby (“Zach”); Benjamin M. Swanger (“April”), Emily B. Swanger, Adam B. Swanger (T.J. Stephens), Nicholas Swanger (“Shannon Theno”); Elizabeth Riner (“Matthew Farrell Jr.”); Keegan Neely, Meagan Neely, Adam Neely and great-grandchildren: Alex Boyd, Christopher Boyd, Steven Boyd Jr., Nathan Boyd; Laine Swanger, Lilly Swanger, Sophia Theno, Amelia Swanger; Mason Riner, Jaxon Riner, Corbin Riner; Addyson Emily, Lydia Emily, Faith Emily

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

1

Jul

5:00 PM 7/1/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/1/2020 8:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

2

Jul

10:00 AM 7/2/2020 10:00:00 AM
Saint John Lutheran Church

633 Willow Ave
Council Bluffs , Iowa 51501

Saint John Lutheran Church
633 Willow Ave Council Bluffs 51501 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Saint John's Music Fund

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