Funeral services for Larry Dean Boyd, 74 of Junction and formerly of May were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.

Larry was born May 5, 1943 in May, Texas to Thurman Columbus and Dorothy Maxine
(Davis) Boyd. He excelled as a government trapper for the Texas Parks and Wildlife
and received many awards for his performance. They once said he was in a class by
himself. He also loved studying history, buying, selling and trading antiques, guns and
fishing. He was once an editor for an antiques publishing company. He was very
knowledgeable about barbed wire and wrote a book about it. Larry was beneficial in
saving the lacy dog breed and was the registrar for the breed for 12 years. While he
was a man of many talents, Larry’s greatest joy was in his family. He was very proud
of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; and he cherished his mother and
sisters who contributed so much to his life.

Larry leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother, Dorothy Boyd of Early; sisters,
Joylene Boyd Epley of May and Jo Ann Boyd Templeton of Brownwood; children
Neshia Kay La Dean Boyd Polk of Hobbs, New Mexico, Millissa Annette Boyd Holz and husband David of Cedar Park, Lyndon Dean Boyd of Baird, Jay Dean Boyd and wife, Tammy of Lufkin, Veronica Mae Boyd Bullard and husband Justin of Tyler and Glenda Joy Boyd Davis of Lufkin; 17 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and nieces Lisa Ford, Stephanie (John) Long and Jennifer (Mark) Canada and nephew Stephen (Debra) Boyd.

He was preceded in death by his father, brother-in- law Billy Ray Epley and son-in- law
Billy Dean Polk.

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