Deward Boyd, 76, Princeton, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at his home following a long illness.

Services will be at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon at Morgan's Funeral Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Len Young officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Caldwell County.

Visitation will be from noon until time for the service.

A native of Caldwell County, he was born Sept. 16, 1936, the son of the late Charlie Owen Boyd and Lucy Mae Hopper Boyd McNeely.

Three sons, Terry Boyd, Jamie Walls and Jimmy Ford, preceded him in death.

He was a retired master plumber and a member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Stewart Boyd; a son, Danny (Donna) Ford, Caldwell County; two daughters, Mrs. Russ (Tina Boyd) Bucy, Paris, Tenn., and Melissa Boyd Peek, Caldwell County; four sisters, Jerry Hatcher, Alveton, Yevonna Faye Qualls, Slaughters, Wanda Etheridge, Earlington, and Velma Stallins, Princeton; and nine grandchildren.

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