Mr. Robert Lloyd Boyd, III, 38, known to family and friends as Robbie. He is the son of the Late Deacon Robert Lloyd Boyd, Jr and Reubenna Odom Boyd. Robert was born January 10, 1982 in Columbia, SC and went home to be with the Lord on August 03, 2020 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC.
He joined the St. Luke Baptist Church in Winnsboro, SC at an early age where he was a member of the Children of Praise Choir and the Jr. Usher board. Robbie also briefly played the saxophone with the Music Department of the church.
Robert was educated in Fairfield County Schools. He was athletic and played sports with the Recreation Center until he was diagnosed with a rare childhood Cancer. He has been a fighter all of his life. Robert participated in the Fairfield Central Marching Band throughout his high school years. After graduation, he attended Midlands Tech.
Robbie began working in Security at VC Summer’s Nuclear Plant for 4 years. Then he became a Certified rod buster with the Construction Training Center through the WIA Program. He continued to work until his health declined.
Robert is survived by his mother: Reubenna O. Boyd of Winnsboro, SC; a step-daughter: Iyona Long of Ridgeway, SC; a sister: Sheila (Quincy) Chappell; a brother: Sheldon (Mandy) Boyd, both of Winnsboro, SC; nieces: LaSheila (Joaquin) Davis, LaShonda (Derrick) Mills, Rebekah Boyd, and Aleisha Chappell, all of Winnsboro, SC; nephews: Cornelius (Kelly) Chappell,
Trenton Boyd, Alexander Boyd; 5 grandnieces; 5 grandnephews; and a host of aunts and uncles; great-aunts and great-uncles; a god-brother; Vernon (Vanessa) Anderson; a best friend: Martes Holley; a friend; Yolanda Long of Ridgeway, SC.
He was preceded in death by his father: Deacon Robert L. Boyd, Jr.; maternal grandparents: Archie (Margie) Odom; paternal grandparents: Rev. Robert L. Boyd, Sr. and Daisy Boyd; and nephew: Kevin J. Bannister, Jr.
Graveside service will be 3pm Friday August 14, 2020 @ St. Luke Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Thurs. Aug. 13, 2020 from 12 noon to 7pm @ Russell-McCutchen Funeral Home Chapel, 324 S. Vanderhorst St. Winnsboro SC 29180.
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