Charlie N. “Chuck” Boyd
Charlie N. “Chuck” Boyd, age 72 of Calera, Alabama went home to be with the Lord on 11/29/2017 following an automobile accident. He was born December 23, 1944 to Charlie & Constance Boyd. He was a loving and devoted Husband, Son, Father, Brother, Father-in-Law, and most of all the best Paw Paw in the world. Chuck was always playing practical jokes and had a great sense of humor. Everyone who knew him loved him. He loved Christmas, hunting, fishing, building, riding motorcycles, flying model airplanes, and most of all sitting on the back porch every night looking at the moon with his 2 youngest grandkids. He graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1963 and was a member of the Warblers singing club. After college he began working at UAB and was a part of the research team that developed the first artificial heart, and later moved into the computer arena at UAB, working on their mainframe computers. He moved to Baptist Health Systems for 25+ years in I.S. Administration and later to Brookwood Medical Center for 16 years in I.S. Administration. Chuck was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, served as a Scoutmaster, belonged to several Amateur radio clubs, and was even a Deputy Sheriff in Winston County, He is survived by his loving wife, Sheila. Children: Keith (Kim) Boyd, Amy (Cary) Yeoman and Lori “Stormy” Boyd. Grandkids: Sheldon Boyd, Shelby Boyd, Hunter Wood, Garrett Wood, Jared Yeoman, Erin Melofsky, Kevin Yeoman, Connor Campbell, Braden Newman and Adalynn Newman. Sisters: Connie (William) Logan and Cindy Bridges. Nephews: Steven (Allison) Smith, Cory Bridges and Alex Bridges. He is proceeded in death by his parents: Constance Hutcheson, Charlie Boyd Sr. and Stepfather E.E. “Hut” Hutcheson, Brother: Earl Garrison Boyd, and Daughter: Kimberly Louise Campbell. Services will be held Saturday Dec. 2nd 2017 at Concord Baptist Church in Calera, Alabama. Visitation at 1pm with service following at 2pm with Rev. Joe Brantley officiating. In lieu of flowers a gofundme account has been set up in his name to help with expenses.
My thoughts & prayers are with all of you in the loss of your husband, father, brother & grandfather. What a truly loving, generous Christian man! So sorry i couldn’t get to his service, but know my heart is with you.
Love to all,