COMANCHE — John R. Boyd, retired Comanche County Sheriff, passed away Monday July 30, 2018 after a long and well fought battle with lung cancer. Visitation with the family will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial, with Police Honors, will follow at the White Point Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at White Point at 4:30 p.m.

He was born to the late Vernon and Golda Boyd of Comanche County on September 28, 1943.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary A. Boyd; their children, Kristy Ochoa and husband Lino, Bill Boyd, Sarah Rivera and husband Raimy, Dary Boyd and wife Kimberly; five grandchildren, Gavin, Garrett, Katia, Kenzlee and Rafael; and many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; and his sisters, Virginia Edwards and Mary Ann Kruger.