Ronnie Boyd

March 28, 1928 - September 28, 2008
Ronnie Boyd


Ronald Harrison (Ronnie) Boyd , 80, of Masonboro passed away Sunday September 28, 2008.

He and his wife, Phyllis Elwell Boyd, were married December 15, 1950.

The couple has three children, Ronnie Max (deceased), Wayne Harrison (Marianne) of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Pamela Boyd Christian (Albert) of Dayton, Ohio. He is also survived by grandchildren Chris Boyd Johnson (Richard) of Wilmington, Scott Christian and Erin Christian Hamp of Ohio, and Giancarlo (Jelennie) and Patrick Pinterpe of Michigan, great grandchildren, Laura Johnson and Joshua and Marcello Pinterpe; sister Mary Speck of Ohio; and a very special friend, Jean Johnson, of Kure Beach.

Sgt. Boyd was a proud Marine serving in the US Marine Corp during the Korean Campaign as a training instructor of 90 MM guns.

Visitation and graveside military services will be held Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 11:00 am in the Masonboro Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Brenda Flowers officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Semper Fidelis

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 2222 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • September 29, 2008
    Judy & Joseph Tschachler says:
    Dear Pam and family, Joe and I are so very sorry to hear of your great loss! You are all in our prayers and will continue to be so. May God ease your pain and give you the peace that passeth all understanding. With love through Christ, Judy and Joseph Tschachler

  • October 01, 2008
    Bob Peters says:
    Pam, our prayers continue to be with you and your family. As the Marine Corps Hymn states, we will meet Sgt Ron later guarding the streets of heaven.

  • September 28, 2008
    Jarvis & Vonnie says:
    We're praying that God's grace like rain will fall down on you during this difficult time. May His comfort surround you in the days ahead. We love you!

  • September 28, 2008
    jeannie says:
    Thanks for calling me your friend for all of my life and for loving me. I'll be there for Phyllis anytime any place. I love you both jeannie

  • October 02, 2008
    Debbie Harrison says:
    Pam and family - I am vey sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Dad had a zest for life and enjoyed living - I know because of his love of life and family he will live on with all of you forever.