Wheldon Jude Boyd Sr

Wheldon Jude Boyd Sr. of Belle Chasse, LA passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the age of 76 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Patsy Hoyt Boyd. Father of Wheldon J. Boyd Jr. (Angel), Wayne P. Boyd (Sharon) and Elizabeth B. Lagasse (Donald). Son of the late Eulah Donner Boyd and Jewell Clifton Boyd. Brother of E'Telca Crawford and the late Jewell Booth. Grandfather of the "7-UP Kids"– Morgan, Garrett, Marissa, Sabrina, Rachel, Jessica and Ethan. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. A native of Algiers, LA and a resident of Belle Chasse, LA for the past 50 years. He was retired after 42 years of service from the Louisiana Air National Guard 159th as Chief Master Sergeant. Wheldon enjoyed fishing and going on vacations with his wife and family. Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the La. Air National Guard 159th, the Retiree Association and the Belle Chasse AARP were invited to attend the funeral services at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on Friday, April 4, 2014. Interment followed in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Children's Tumor Foundation in honor of his granddaughter, Rachel Boyd. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www. mothefunerals.com

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