First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Reverend Michael S. Boyd who died on January 31st, 2013 in Halifax.
Boyd, Reverend Michael S. – It is with great sadness that his family announces the death of the Reverend Michael Stephen Boyd, 61, of Halifax, on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Born in Windsor, Michael was the second son of Eric and the late Margaret (Smith) Boyd. He was a graduate of Acadia University and the University of Toronto, Trinity College. Ordained as a priest of the Anglican Church of Canada in 1977, Michael served parishes in Digby, French Village and Hantsport, retiring in July 2012 after serving St. Andrew’s Parish in Hantsport for 31 years. Michael had a great love for his family, Anglican liturgy, choral and organ music, movies and summer sojourns in Petite Riviere. He is survived by his father Eric, and his step-mother, Mattie, Bedford; his brothers, John (Deborah), Halifax; Barry (Krista), Vaughans; and Jim, Belleville, Ont.; and his sisters, Anne (Ron) Huestis, Bedford; Carolyn (Bill) Armstrong, Avonport; and Florence (David) Bartol, Bedford; as well as thirteen nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret (2003); and his brother, Reg (1982). Cremation has taken place under the direction of Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where visitation will take place on Monday, February 4th, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013, in St. George’s Anglican Church, 2222 Brunswick St., Halifax. A reception will follow. Interment will be held in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS. To add your condolence, click on Guestbook/Share at, www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com.
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