He was born on August 29, 1934 to Richard Davis Boyd and Josephine (Gum) Boyd in West Plains, Missouri.
Gordon was united in marriage to Vivian Joann Perez on December 2, 2012 in Cabool, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Josephine Boyd, and one sister, Susan Sheets.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian of the home; his son, Sammie Boyd of Los Angeles, California; one daughter, Barbara Ann; one sister, Jerry Hollis of Thomasville, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
While living in Willow Springs, Gordon was a faithful Lions Club member for many years. He had worked for many car dealerships in the area transporting vehicles to and from local dealerships. Gordon was also a Korean War veteran. Gordon loved to fish and hunt and loved spending time with his friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him especially his best friend Kern Foster and family.
Graveside services will be held in the veterans’ section of Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, 5604 U.S. Highway 63, Pomona, at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1, under the direction of Yarber Mortuary.
Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.