Boyd, Harold L. (Bucky), Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at his home. Age 90 years. The son of the late Edward T. and Mary E. (Green) Boyd was born January 14, 1920 in Genesee County. He married M. Jean Zissler in 1954. His wife of 55 years survives him. Harold served with the U.S. Army, leaving California in 1942, returning to New York City in November of 1945, traveling completely around the world. He was employed by the Aleda Lutz Veteran’s Administration Hospital retiring in 1976 after twenty-seven years of service. He was a member of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars since 1943; American Legion Post #439; a member and Past President of the AFGE #2274. He was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church. Harold enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, gardening and anything outdoors. Surviving besides his wife are three children and their spouses, Cheryl B. and David Jarzabkowski, Saginaw, MI; Terry L.M. and Sandra Boyd, Traverse City, MI; Michael H. Boyd, Saginaw, MI; 4 grandchildren, Joshua D. Jarzabkowski; Tyler J. Jarzabkowski; Corinne N. Boyd and Riley M. Boyd; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, two brothers, Edward T. and Chester O. Boyd have predeceased him. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010, at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Douglas Kahl will officiate with entombment in Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at the chapel from 2:00-4:00 -6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Resurrection Lutheran Church or Covenant V.N.A. Hospice.