Oct. 1, 1951 – Oct. 27, 2020
Funeral services for Darvis Mitchell Boyd, 69, of Tylertown, were Oct. 31, 2020, at Lexie Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Griffin officiating, burial in Enon Cemetery.
Boyd died in George County Oct. 27, 2020. He was born Oct. 1, 1951, in McComb to Bobbie and Don Boyd. He was preceded in death by his father Don Boyd and daughter Lisa Michelle Boyd Ard.
By trade Mitch was a welder. He worked for himself and many others across the U.S. Over the last ten years he was a welding inspector for pipeline construction. After retiring from work, he has spent a lot of time in his barn with his horses and dogs. Since being home he has spent a lot of time reading his Bible and studying the word of God. He served as a deacon in his church and taught his men’s Bible study class.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Louise Boyd; mother Bobbie Boyd; children Melissa (Daniel) Urbanic and Dennis Mitchell Boyd; grandchildren Nicholas Urbanic and Savannah Urbanic; sisters Kathy (Roy) Black and Tammy (Harvey) Saul; brother Ronnie (Sheri) Boyd; son-in-law Greg Ard.
Pallbearers were Jamie Holmes, Connor Holmes, Harvey Saul, Kristopher Bridges, Keith Dandridge, and Benny Holmes.
Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Lane Holmes, Billy Johnson, AJ Schexnider, deacons of Lexie Baptist Church, Robert Montgomery, and Richard Dunaway.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome