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Craig A.
Boyd

May 3, 1956 – January 8, 2024

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Obituary for Craig A. Boyd

In Loving Memory
Craig A. Boyd
January 8, 2024

Craig A. Boyd (Freebird) was born on May 3, 1956, age 67, passed away January 8, 2024.

Craig was an avid hunter, boater, fisherman and enjoyed camping with his family.

Freebird, as he was known on the road, loved being on his motorcycle in the wind... In his hell raising days Craig was an extremely talented guitarist and singer. He played numerous venues over the years and had a faithful following. Craig was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, a former Syracuse Police officer and he retired as a Master Mechanic from Huhtamaki in Fulton.

Craig is survived by his loving wife, Diane (Illingworth) Boyd, his son Bob Boyd, daughter Andrea (Boyd) and Brian Fowler, step son Kyle Kahler, 5 grandchildren Braydon, Logan, Jaxson, Brooklyn and Gordon Fowler. He is also survived by his sister Donna (Boyd) and Tony Weir with several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents Janet (Watkins) and Charles Boyd and his oldest son Robert Boyd Palmitesso.

Funeral Services will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from the First United Methodist Church of Mexico. Relatives and Friends are invited to calling hours from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church prior to the service. A Celebration of Life will be held from 3 - 7 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2024 from the Mexico VFW Edick-Hamlink Post #369.

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First Visitation

When Tuesday, January 16, 2024 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location
First United Methodist Church of Mexico
Address
4372 Church Street
Mexico, New York 13114
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Service Information

When
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 6:00pm
Location
First United Methodist Church of Mexico
Address
4372 Church Street
Mexico, New York 13114

Interment Information

Location
Pleasant Lawn Cemetery
Address
NY-69A
Parish, New York 13131

Reception Information

When
Friday, January 19, 2024 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Mexico VFW - Post #369
Address
5930 Scenic Ave
Mexico, New York 13114
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