September 4, 1946 — November 10, 2015
John Robert Boyd was born in Waco, Texas on September 4, 1946 to Maria and Robert Boyd. He grew up and attended school in Marlin, Texas. He passed away after a very short illness on November 10, 2015.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cathy to whom he had been married to for 35 years. He is also survived by his sister, Marilyn Gayle and husband, Mike; nieces, Traci Jones and husband Mykal, Lauri Dean and husband, Casey; nephews, Scott Boyd and wife Thang, and Josh Boyd. He also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the 823rd Red Horse Squadron (Combat Engineers) at Bien Hoi Air Base in Vietnam. He also served in Italy at a Microwave Radar Site. Bob received the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Vietnamese Honor Medal in addition to numerous other military commendations.
Bob TRULY LOVED the game of golf and played as frequently as possible. He taught the game of golf to numerous students over the years and truly enjoyed the teaching process.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Miller Funeral Chapel, 7723 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77074. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Miller Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Houston National Cemetery with full Military Honors.