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Gary Boyd

April 12, 1946 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 73)

Gary Boyd, 73, of Albemarle, passed away Friday morning, August 9, 2019 at Hope Medical Center in Albemarle.

Gary was born April 12, 1946 in Mecklenburg County to the late John Garrison Boyd and the late Mary Stanley Boyd. He was also preceded in death by brother, David Boyd

Gary is a well known auctioneer in North Carolina. He was President of the North Carolina Auctioneers Licensing Board. Gary is a Hall of Fame member and past President of  the North Carolina Auctioneers Association. He is the grandson of the Buster Boyd Bridge namesake located in Mecklenburg County. Gary enjoyed working with his cattle and farming.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle, 522 North Second Street, Albemarle. The memorial service will follow in the Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel at 3:00 PM officiated by Pastor Fred Guy. 

Survivors include wife, Wanda Boyd of Albemarle; daughter, Leslie Boyd DiMaio of Columbia Falls, MT; sister, Bonnie Maready of Greensboro; brother, Stanley Boyd of Asheville; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Martin's Lutheran Church, 16592 St. Martin Road, Albemarle, NC 28001 c/o Gary Boyd.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Boyd family. Online condolences may be made at

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