William B. Boyd death notice; died of meningitis
DEATH OF MK. WM. It. HIIYI). One ol Berne's Hliclil.r F.jtleemeil and Rent Clllateiii Pauses A iy Alter n Brief - 1 1 1 n os -Slio -Slio r t Nkflrh ol Ills I.lfe Fanernl I'nder Mnsonie Ansplres Tomorrow. As our cit zens came out from their , h.'mes W'i dne?.hiy morning. l:!tli int.. ihev were startled and shocked by henr- henr- injj U.e announceineiit of the death ot Wm. 11. I'.ovd. He lied at .":4n a. s t he disease I ic ini; inenitiL'eli.s of the l and the immediate iaue ot' death 1 the rupture of a blond essel. Mr. Kov I hail been ill only a tew o The be'ori' we-k we-k we-k he attended the (i Council 1! oval Arcanum in ltalei-jh. ltalei-jh. ltalei-jh. came hone ill ami was seriously ill awhile lad the disease- disease- stemmulr Mr. m. . iraln, 1 .einp days, i rand He 1 for had if his ehanneil tor the letter, and the leaf numerou- numerou- bier.. Is w, ie allaye 1. lie was so much Letter that it was net considered necessary to sit up with him any longer, and medlC De was aomtuistered through ' the ni'j;h t onl v as he would a ake and call for it. I'p to the hour of his death he sevnie. I to be eeU.114 ii'mi;' iiitt'iy every I WH Then a i-udden i-udden i-udden chant'e came aud ' hetoiv a pliysiciai could be called he had 1 ' l l ll V N t . Ill .13.. Mr. Bowl w as a in-; in-; in-; man, but be v worth and one w h ' i mode-'. mode-'. mode-'. una---urn-man una---urn-man una---urn-man una---urn-man una---urn-man una---urn-man una---urn-man ot stetiniL' ace it will 1-e 1-e 1-e I ) a nl se ii to till. He was b -rn -rn 11: 1 ennsvlv ,11: 1. but while h- h- was still of an ear.y age. the family trove.1 to l'etcrsbiirg Va., where he grew up and married. He entetcd the Conf.-den.ie Conf.-den.ie Conf.-den.ie nrrn. ate I s, rved his State and Cotn-eouutry lailhfuliy in m :ny a hard lought battle until tiie end of the gigantic slrugle i sme. Dir. ctly alterwards he moved to this city with Ins wile and two ehi'dren. He came lure as agent of the Southern Ei press Co. He uherwasds, i partner- partner- ship with Mr. John A. Hichifrdsoii, ran1 the Gaston House, then the leading hotel ot the city lor awhile, uud ot late years has been engaged extensively 111 tho msur auee business. j I Mr. Uoyd was a Royal At eh Mason, a i member of th - Canton (the highest rank 01 Odd Fellowship), and was a member ol the orders ot Knights ot Pvt.. ias, Royal iueon-1 Aicanum, Chosen Friends, W ooduicu of i tie World. American Legion of Honor,; Knights . f houor. Knights ot Harmony, : and Faith, Hope and Charity. He ; we believe, a nictutier of eery Ir.detual ' crgan'zuion there was in lhe city, and he held offit e in most Ot the local lodges. Among other thing- thing- he was the collector for the insurance department ol nearly : every order with which he was connected, ! He had also been honored with Grand Dud-j Lo. lite offices. At the Grand Council of 1 the Roy d Arcanum which. he attended 1 the w.ek before his death, he was fe- fe- elect..! Grand Secretary, a position which J lhe hid most worthly tilled tor several years. Mr. B .y,l was also a zealous christian j vvotker. He was a member ol Christ iiKpiscopal) church an.l was one of itsj vestrymen lor eirs. lie was an net i e, energetic antt faithful man in what- what- 'v,r p-'sli.cns p-'sli.cns p-'sli.cns lie ntie.l. Mr. liOVtl S llfSt wile , - r ,, , was Miss Sarah She died after , rL,m.,val , Xcu- Xcu- Berua a(l Mr. Boyd ul uinl re mamei. n,s st.COn,l f Mrs. I!a,.,,ln, 0f ( iol, Isboro, nee ... ... c. el? 1 ; Miss Kile SUOw ol Kale! h. She survives j t . 1 nim Mr. Bovd leaves a son, Air. W. G. i Boyd, oi New York, and a daughter, Mrs. John W. Webb, of Washington city f by h's lirst wife, and a little daughte r, r.y his l;ist wife, also a bright little ste i-on. i-on. i-on. Muitloe k Barron, to whom he was as eleven eleven e 1 as to bis own children. Mr. Boyd was 05 ye, irs ol age.