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Obituary for William "Bill" Boyd

William "Bill" Boyd, 83, of Odessa, Texas passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in Odessa.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Andrews West Cemetery in Andrews, Texas 79714 with Nate Tharp, officiating. Please visit for obituary information, visitation and service details.

Bill was born on August 23, 1936 in Haslam, Texas to William and Edna Johnson Boyd, Jr. Bill married Carlene Mae Tharp Boyd on December 22, 1955 in Andrews, Texas. Bill was an avid reader and loved sports cars as well as golf and apple pie. He served in the Air Force for 22 years and worked for Huntsman in Odessa for 25 years. Bill was preceded in death by his wife Carlene and his parents, William and Edna Boyd.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Tanya Griffith of Odessa, Texas, Sister, Jo Ward of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law, John and Nancy Tharp of El Paso, Texas. Grandchildren, Melissa and husband Mike Beaudoin of Gilbert, Arizona, Sheila and husband Brian Hunt of Frisco, Texas, Jared and wife Jennifer Griffith of Roswell, New Mexico. Bill has multiple great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.