Obituary: Walter Kenneth Boyd Sr. (Jan. 20, 1931 – March 5, 2014)

By Submitted March 10, 2014 03:19 pm

Walter Kenneth Boyd Sr.
Walter Kenneth Boyd Sr.
Walter Kenneth Boyd Sr., born Jan. 20, 1931, in Steubenville, Ohio, passed away on March 5, 2014, in Crescent City. He was a 46-year resident of Del Norte County. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Sutter Coast Hospital for 42 years as a Bio Tech Medical Technician.

Walter loved fishing, hunting and polishing agates. He enjoyed cars, car shows, detailing cars and spending time at the casino. Walter also enjoyed time with the family he loved.

He is survived by his mate, Sandra Howell; children Sheila Perry of Crescent City and her son Sam Perry (Victoria); Colleen Morisset of San Bernardino and her children: Bobby, Richard and Crystal Boyd; Donna Boyd (White) of Manteca and her children: Katina Boyd, Chrissy, Carla and Pammy White; Walt Boyd Jr., and daughter-in-law Heather of Crescent City and children Brittany and Megan Boyd; Billy Boyd of Crescent City (Jennifer) and children McKenna, Tawnee, Billy and Colton Boyd. He also leaves behind 29 great-grandchildren.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Boyd.

Visitation will be held at Wier’s on Monday, March 10, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Funeral services will be at Wier’s Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday, March 11, at 11 a.m. with interment following at the IOOF Memorial Cemetery.

Family and friends are invited for a potluck and fellowship following services at the Crescent Fire Protection District Fire Hall on Washington Blvd., Crescent City.

Family prefers contributions to Sutter Coast Auxiliary, 800 East Washington Blvd., Crescent City, CA 95531

Please sign the family’s online guest book at

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.