Funeral services for Boyd B. Smallwood Jr., age 65, of Sherman, TX
will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Waldo Funeral
Home Chapel. Pastor Todd Wartham will officiate and the burial will follow
at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman.
Boyd passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at the Dallas VA Hosptial.
He was born in Sherman, TX on February 16, 1945 the son of Boyd B.
and Ruby Joyce Richardson Smallwood. He was raised by his parents J.D.
and Joyce Elliott. Boyd joined the United States Marine Corps and served
in Vietnam. He was a lifelong avid Sherman Bearcat football fan and he
coached youth baseball for 15 years. Boyd was employed with his lifelong
friends at Melton Plumbing for over 35 years.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Smallwood of Sherman, TX, daughter,
Terry Chartier and husband Jimmy of Scurry, TX, son, Mike Smallwood and
wife Melanie of Sherman, TX, Billy Lide and wife Ashley of Allen, TX, son,
Brawn Lide and wife Jaclyn of Wells Branch, TX, seven grandchildren, Randi
Chartier, Mikah Smallwood, Luke Smallwood, Madeline Morris, Will Morris,
Isabelle Morris and Livia Lide, one sister, Linda Walker and husband Joe
of Sherman, TX, two nieces, Courtney Packer and husband Daniel and Lauren
Walker and one great niece, Presley Packer. Boyd was also survived by a
host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.D. and Joyce Elliott and
Boyd B. Smallwood.
Family night will be held on Wednesday, January 12th from 6:30-7:30
PM at Waldo Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Joe Walker, David Lowry, Mike Smallwood, Billy
Lide, Brawn Lide and Jimmy Chartier.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Smith, Larry Dunn, John Melton,
Russell Melton, Larry Melton and James Melton.