COMANCHE - Funeral services for William Noel Boyd, 78, of Comanche, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with Rusty West officiating, followed by a private burial. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Lunch will be at noon on Sunday at the family home, 507 Wright St., Comanche.

He died Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at Comanche County Medical Center in Comanche County.

He was born Jan. 16, 1930, in Blanket, to I.R. Boyd and Neva (Ingram) Boyd. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran. He was married to Patsy Ruth Smith in Brownwood on March 28, 1953. She preceded him in death on Jan. 12, 2007. He was a school teacher for Comanche Independent School District until he retired.

Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Patricia Harris of Comanche, and Sabrina and Rusty West of Nocona; four grandchildren; and sister, Melba Johnson of Burnet.

He was preceded in death by one brother, James Boyd.