Mr. James F. Boyd was born November 26, 1924 to the union of Mary Hudson and James Ford in Greenville, Mississippi. James grew up in Cleveland, Mississippi living with his God parents Mr. and Mrs. Boyd. He was united in holy matrimony to Rose Mary Boyd who preceded him in death. James lived a full life and was a very hard working man he worked for the Rock Island Railroad for 39 years. He served his country with the United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946.
James made his transition to eternal life on Thursday August 25, 2011.
Siblings who preceded him in death were his sisters Mary Lee Collins, Sammie Mitchell; brothers, Willie Collins, Robert Hudson, Jessie Collins and Tyree Collins.
He leaves to cherish his memory one sister Linda McCool of Phoenix, AZ and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and dear friends.
Graveside services will be held on Monday August 29, 2011 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, 11500 S.Fairfield Avenue, Chicago, IL at 11:00 A.M.