William Boyd 25 July 1931
Takes Own Life In Fit of Alger Resident of England Had Objected to Wife's Leaving on Visit ENGLAND.—William Boyd, aged 56, well known resident of England, shot and killed himself at his home here about 10:30 Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd had been enter- tainig their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Jennings of Russcllvillc. Mrs. Boyd had planned to return to Russcllville with her daughter nnd son-in-Jaw for a visit. It was said that Mr. Boyd objected to his wife's making the trip and had thrcat- cne dto kill himself if she went. The threat was not taken seriously by members of the family, however. However, he secured a revolver and went out on a porch. A shot was heard and Mr. Boyd was found dead. Besides Mrs. Jennings, he is survived by two other daughters, Miss Ada Will Boyd and Mrs. Worrel Mills of England. He also is survived by two sons, Wayne Boyd of Humphrey and William Boyd of .England, and by two brothers, R. S. Boyd of Lonoke and Eagle Boyd of England and by three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Bisco and Mrs. Frank Martin of England and Mrs. Fletcher Chenault of Little Rock.