Jessie James Boyd, 84, of Newport departed this life Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Ruby Boyd and his parents. He is survived by several nieces, nephews and numerous friends. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Cheshier Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30-8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.