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2009-05-21 / Obituaries

Boyd Offield

February16,1924- May14,2009

Boyd Offield was born February 16, 1924 in Tracy Community. He was one of two children born to Oscar and Lorena (Wilson) Offield. He lived all of his life in the Tracy Community. Boyd served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Tracy Community Church, Rockdale American Legion and Rockdale VFW Post.

On April 19, 1946 he and Alberta Stolte were married in Rockdale. They had one son.

Boyd passed away Thursday May 14, 2009 at his home in Tracy, reaching the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Mickey Brannam Offield on January 22, 2006; brother, Luther Offield on September 8, 1993.

Surviving: his wife of 63 years, Alberta Offield of Tracy; son, Carey Wayne Offield of Tracy; grandsons, Michael Offield and wife Wendi of Tracy and Joey Offield and wife Tammy of Tracy; great-grandchildren, Hailey, Justin, Hayden and Carson Boyd Offield of Tracy.

Graveside services, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2009 in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale.

Visitation, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009 at the funeral home and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Pallbearers were grandsons and great-grandchildren, Michael Offield, Joey Offield, Hailey Offield, Justin Offield, Hayden Offield, Carson Boyd Offield.

Memorials to VistaCare Hospice, 2626B South 37th, Temple, Texas 76504.

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