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Obituary for David Larry "Louie" BOYD

BOYD: David Larry “Louie”, 80, of Shakespeare passed away peacefully with family by his side at Stratford General Hospital on Friday, June 16, 2023. He was born at St. Pauls on January 21, 1943 a son of the late Edward and May (Winteringham) Boyd.

Louie was proud to be an Electrician from starting his Apprenticeship with the Union to opening and operating his own business, Boyd Electrical Services. He was a lover of sports, travel and the outdoors. He was very proud of his family and their achievements. Louie and Muriel travelled around Ontario and beyond cheering on their children and grandchildren.

Louie was predeceased by his son, Jamie Boyd on February 18, 2018.

He is survived by his wife, Muriel Jane (Downham) Boyd whom he married on August 26, 1966; one son, David Boyd (Jennifer); one daughter, Janice Berg (Jeff); his daughter-in-law, Tracey Boyd; seven grandchildren, Shelby Boyd (fiancé Evan), Nicholas Boyd (fiancée Alisha), Katelyn Berg, Carter Berg, Ryan Berg, Shelby Hayle (Jordan), Tye Boyd (friend Clara); two great grandchildren, Layla Hayle and Darla Hayle; three sisters, Audrey Carter, Doris Bailey (Terry), Joan Keutsch (Fred); sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Marion Boyd, Sylvia Boyd, Carol and Ed McPherson, Bob and Jan Downham.

Louie was predeceased by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Eileen Boyd, Ben and Joan Boyd, Alvin Boyd, Jack Boyd, Linda Rau and his brother-in-law, Don “Nick” Carter.

Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Tuesday 6-8 pm and Wednesday, June 21, 2023 from 10-11 am where the funeral service will be held at 11.30 am. The Rev Rob Congram will officiate. Reception following.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Stratford General Hospital – In our hands Campaign or London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431. Personal condolences can be posted at