Dallas – Boyd, 89,
died March 27 in Stayton. He was born in Somers, MT., where he
grew up. Boyd lived in Montana until 1969 when he moved to Alaska.
He moved to
Oregon in 1978, living in Oregon City and moving to Dallas 5 years
ago. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and Calvary Chapel in
Dallas. Boyd worked as a hunting guide in the Bob Marshall
Wilderness in Montana, on the pipeline in Alaska for many years,
even running Cat convoys to the North Slope, and later driving
truck. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most important to him
Boyd married Carol
(Johnson) Pierce on April 15, 1964 in Coeur D’ Alene, ID. He is
survived by his wife Carol; sons; Gary Pierce of Dallas, Pete
Pierce of Stayton, Bob Hartman of Moses Lake, WA., and Tom Hartman
of Chugiak, AK.; daughters: Lori Brekhus of The Woodlands, TX., and
Kathy Schlotfeut of Napa Valley, CA.; sister; Hazel Halsey of
Libby, MT.; sister-in-law: Marie Hartman of Kalispell, MT.; 20
-grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Boyd was preceded in
death by a brother, Glen Hartman, sister, Effie Bradford and
grandson, Eric Pierce.
memorial service will be held 5:00 pm Saturday, April 20, 2013 at
Mehama Community Church in Mehama. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.