Forrest L. (Randy) Boyd

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Forrest L. (Randy) Boyd

June 28, 1950 - August 31, 2018

Forrest L. (Randy) Boyd, 68, of Beaver, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018.
Born June 28, 1950, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Forrest V. and Thelma Williams Boyd. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James Edwin Boyd.
Randy was a former Captain with the Beckley Police Department retiring in 2000 after 28 years of service. He was also the owner of Phoenix Investigations, worked as a Postal Inspector in the Workers Compensation Division and later worked as an evidence custodian for the Beckley Police Department. He held a B.A. in Criminal Justice and attended the FBI Academy.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Hicks Boyd; son, Randall Boyd and wife Wendy of Beckley, and their children, Gretchen and Audrey; daughter, Savannah Workman Boyd of Beaver, and her son, August Lawrence; step-daughter Alisha L. Moss of Beaver and step-son Randy Wayne Moss and wife Cyndi of Daniels and their children, Trevor and Jaydn.
Services will be 1 PM Monday, September 3, 2018, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jonathan Rinker officiating. Burial will follow in Calfee Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service on Monday.
Pallbearers will be Chad Lilly, Morgan Bragg, Eddie Boyd, Jason Hicks, Matthew Hicks and Alan Harper.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Crow Christian Church, P.O. Box 714, Beaver, WV 25813, or Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.
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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home.
Published on August 31, 2018
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Judi Thompson Purdy
Sep 03, 2018
Randy and I were childhood friends at Mt Tabor Grade School and Baptist Church. I really cared a lot for Randy. He was a good friend to my husband, Tom, on the city police department in Beckley. I appreciated him for that. I hate knowing he's gone. You have my deepest sympathy and empathy. God bless you all.
Judy Bolen
Aug 31, 2018
JoAnn, I am so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. My thoughts are with you and the family.
Karen Akers and the Akers Family
Aug 31, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Randy was a fine man and will be greatly missed.
J W Binion
Aug 31, 2018
Our prayers and sympathies are with the family, especially Savannah and August.
Karyn Lefebvre
Aug 31, 2018
Randy was and will always be a special person. He was a colleague, but more importantly one of my best friends. I will miss him terribly until we meet again. I have no doubt he is with the Lord. My prayers and love to all the family.