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-Steven C. Boyd-

Steven C. Boyd, 60, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at his home.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction.  Rev. Harry Swan officiated.   Casket bearers were Doug Boyd, Pat Boyd, Bryan Martin, Roy Robertson, Jackie Robertson and Todd Grimm.  Burial was in Columbus City Cemetery.  Following the committal services there was a time of food and fellowship at the Columbus City Masonic Hall and Community Center.  Visitation was held on Friday, June 11th, from 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.  A memorial has been established at the funeral home in Steve’s name.  Sympathy notes may be left to the Boyd family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.   

Steven Craig Boyd was born July 27, 1949 in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Jess Willard and Venita Mae (Dickey) Boyd.  On August 14, 1982 Steve was united in marriage to Gayla Jean Van Auken in Columbus Junction.  Steve was a skilled carpenter and with his brother had been co-owner of Boyd Construction.  He was also a member of the Columbus Community Free Methodist Church.  He enjoyed NASCAR and especially, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.  

Steve will be dearly missed by his daughters, Kristina Marie Boyd of Mesa, AZ, Dawn Michelle Boyd and husband, Bryan Martin of Ainsworth, and Anna Marie Boyd of Washington; his mother, Venita Boyd of Citrus Heights, CA; his sister, Cheryl Lynn Boyd-Johnson and her husband, Leo of Citrus Heights, CA; his brother, Douglas Boyd and his wife, Marsha of rural Columbus Junction; and 3 grandchildren, Bryan Willard Martin, Samantha Marie Gomez and Janet Jean Warren.

Steve was preceded in death by his father; his wife, Gayla in 2007; and his sister, Janet Boyd.

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