Monday, February 15, 2021

Donovan E. Boyd (February 8, 2021)

Donovan E. Boyd, age 73 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:05 AM Monday February 8, 2021 at the Brethren Retirement Community of Greenville.  Donovan was born February 8, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio and the son of the late Walter and Glenna (Deeter) Boyd.

Donovan had lived his entire life in the Palestine area of Darke County.  He was a member of the Oakland Church of the Brethren and had worked many years in the hardware business at stores located in Troy and West Milton. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother David Boyd.

Donovan is survived by his sister Dorothy (Dave) Petersime of Greenville, sister-in-law Phyllis Boyd of Salida, California, nephews Tim Petersime of Hebron, Kentucky and his family Jodi, Hannah, Ian, and Grant; Eric Boyd of Modesto, California and his family Wendy, Levi and Devyn; nieces Amy Floria of Middlebury, Indiana and her family Norm, Austin and Mason and Rita Chin of Cincinnati and her family CJ, Peter and Gabriella.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday February 19, 2021 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Brethren Phillip King and Tim Flora co-officiating.  Burial will follow in the Miller Cemetery on Clark Station Road near Palestine.  The family will receive friends on Friday February 19, 2021 from 9:00 AM until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Brethren Retirement Community Resident’s Aid Fund.

A request of the family, due to the pandemic restrictions, everyone please wear mask while in the funeral home, Thank-you very much for your consideration!

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