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Ronald W. "Ron" Boyd

June 9, 1935 — February 15, 2022

Ronald W. "Ron" Boyd

MORTON – Ronald W. “Ron” Boyd, 86, of Morton, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

He was born on June 9, 1935, in Eureka, Ill., to Fern and Laura (Hendricks) Boyd. He married Shirley Bailey in 1953. He later married Loretta Hays on June 23, 1972, in Minier, Ill.

Surviving are his wife, Loretta Boyd of Morton; three children, Stephen (Celia) Boyd of Mancos, Colo., Marcia (Greg) Hill of Tremont and Hope Boyd of Morton; eight grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mark and brother, Dale.

Ron worked for Caterpillar for 38 years, retiring in 1997 as a quality assurance manager.

He was a faithful member of Miss Vicki’s Breakfast Club.

Ron was a member of Grace Church in Morton, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 23, 2022, with Pastor Doug Habegger and Pastor Tim Bertsche officiating. Visitation will at the church on Tuesday, February 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. and also from 9 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the service on Wednesday. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery in Morton.  

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

To view Ron’s video tribute or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

 

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

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