Waynesville, Joe Everett Boyd, age 86, took his eternal flight early morning on Sunday, June 26, 2022.
A native of Haywood County, Joe was the only child of the late Troy Charles Boyd and Maye Davis Boyd.
Joe was born August 19, 1935. After graduated high school at Waynesville Township High School, he joined the US Navy in 1957, serving two years. He then continued his education at NC State University and Western Carolina University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Joe was a member of Encouraging Word Baptist Church. He married, lived and worked in Waynesville where he retired from Dayco Southern after 40 years of service. After retiring Joe enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, gardening, and flying model airplanes.
Joe is survived by his son, Ross Boyd; granddaughter, Brooke Boyd; and grandson, Blake Boyd.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Horton officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief. A memorial page has been set up for Joe Everett Boyd. Website: www.samaritanspurse.org click on give and memorial giving; or mail checks to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or by phone, Donor Ministries, 1-800-528-1980 (reference memorial page for Joe Everett Boyd)
The care of Mr. Boyd has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.