Boyd, Katherine

Mrs. Katherine “Kathy” Sue Boyd, 65, of Galesburg, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at her home.She was born August 13, 1952 in Monmouth, the daughter of Robert and Janice (Jones) Davis. She married Ronald L. Boyd on December 13, 1969 in Biggsville. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2016.

She is survived by her three sons, Ron (and Robin) Boyd of Galesburg, John Boyd and Brian Boyd; a daughter, Jennifer (and Mike) Miller of Bethany, Missouri; and five grandchildren, Taylor, Addison, Nick, Emily, and Ezra. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Kathy was a cake decorator for HyVee and Walmart Stores for several years, retiring in August 2016. She graduated from Union High School in 1970. She loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, and crafting.

Kathy’s wishes were to be cremated with no scheduled services. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services of Galesburg is handling arrangements for the family. Online condolences may be made at