Clinton Lee Boyd, 78, Iola, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Asbury Park Health Care in Newton.
Clinton was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Gas, the son of Clinton Pruitt and Sylva Louise (McClure) Boyd. He graduated from Iola High School and Iola Junior College. He made his home in Iola except for when he lived in Humboldt from 1973 until 1989.
He worked 40 years for the Kansas Department of Transportation as an engineer-technician before retiring. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf. He was a member of the Christian Church.
Survivors are two sons, Phillip Boyd, Humboldt, and Steven Boyd, Wichita; three daughters, Terisa Garrison and husband Robert, Keenesburg, Colo., Kathy Trimble and husband Jeff, Valley Center, and Yvette Robb and husband Gordon, Iola; a sister, Karen Trester, Gas; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Phillip and David.
Friends and family will meet at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola Wednesday at 10 a.m. for visitation before leaving for the LaHarpe Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m.
Memorial choice is First Christian Church and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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