Thomas Vincent Boyd

Thomas Vincent Boyd, 77, of Morganton, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 5, 1941, to the late William Sebastian Boyd and Hazel Mae Boyd, in Cumberland, Md.

Tom graduated from Fort Hill High School, in Cumberland, and earned a degree in art at Towson State College. He served in the U.S. Air Force, worked as an engineer for CSX and completed his career with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in Martinsburg. Tom always did anything he could to support the hopes and dreams of those he loved.

Tom is survived by his wife of 38 years, Frances Nettles Boyd; sons, Alexander Sebastian Boyd, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Leslie James Boyd, of Charleston; as well as many members of the extended Boyd family.

To honor the spirit of Tom, in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate that donations be made to the renovations fund at St. Mary Church, 3334B University Ave., Morgantown, WV 26505, or the art department at West Virginia University, so that others may find comfort in faith as he did or pursue their creative dreams as he encouraged his loved ones to do.

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, in Morgantown, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, with Father John V. DiBacco officiating.


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