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Boyd Albritton (02-07-2013)
Boyd Albritton, 101, of Farmerville, LA, born February 16, 1911, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m, January 21, 2013, at the Ward Chapel Church of Christ in Farmerville with Brother Larry White officiating.
Mr. Albritton was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Grace Deville Albritton, his parents, John W. and Mattie Cole Albritton; his sons, Johnny Boyd Albritton and Donald Albritton; and his nine siblings. He is survived by his son, Billy C. Albritton and daughter, Boyce Ann Garrison. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Mona Albritton, Dennis Albritton, Tim Albritton, Pamala Albritton, Linda Bunn, Michael Garrison and Casey Craig; ten great grandchildren; and five great, great grandchildren.
Boyd Albritton was a life-long resident of Union Parish, retired from Commercial Solvent in 1971 and became a very successful Union Parish Tree Farmer. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, loved baseball and shooting a few hoops on his place. He remained an active outdoorsman and in amazing good health for his 101 years on this earth.
He was a longtime member and deacon at Ward Chapel Church of Christ.
Pallbearers were Tim Albritton, Zack Albritton, Trent Albritton, David Albritton, Gary Albritton and Dennis Albritton. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Garrison, Dan Albritton and Cecil Brown.
The family wishes to express appreciation to Arbor Lake staff and employees for the excellent care given to Mr. Boyd. And to Hospice for their comforting care during the last week of his life.