George (Doc) Boyd

February 8, 1922 ~ August 17, 1988 (age 66)


George (Doc) Boyd, 66, of Meadville, died Wednesday, August 17, 1988, at Meadville Medical Center following an extended illness.


He was born in Meadville, February 8, 1922, a son of Dr. Martin V. and Ianthe Lang Boyd.  He married Viola Bachiak August 13, 1947.  She survives.  


He was a sales representative for Eaton Manufacturing Co., Cleveland, for 15 years.  He previously was employed as a construction pipe fitter for 10 years.  He was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, and Crawford Masonic Lodge 234 and Elks Lodge 219, both in Meadville.  


Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a daughter, Mrs. Jay (Karen) Palmer of Meadville; a son, Bruce Boyd of Meadville; four sisters, Mrs. Charles (Ianthe) Henkles, Mrs. Robert (Phyllis) Laderer, Maryln Trace and Catherine Boyd; three grandchildren.  


He was preceded in death by two brothers, both of whom were named Martin Van Buren Boyd, Jr.; and an infant son.  


Services were held at Waid Funeral Home.  


Interment was in Greendale Cemetery.  


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