Ronald “Ronnie” Winslow Boyd

Published 6:25 pm Tuesday, July 3, 2018

NEWPORT NEWS—Ronald “Ronnie” Winslow Boyd, 74, of Newport News, passed away on July 2, 2018.  He was born in Washington, N.C. to the late Winslow Cutler Boyd and Annie Estelle Waters Boyd.  Ronnie loved his family and music.  He was an excellent drummer and played in local bands in Smithfield.  He is survived by his life partner, Susan Boyd; daughters, Lorie Boyd Weston (Ashley), Jennifer Hedrick (Sonny); grandchildren, Bryce Weston, Carson Weston, Cole Hedrick, Trace Hedrick and Taylor Hedrick; sisters, Bobbie Current (and the late Johnny Current) and Pam Hoff; brothers, Donald (Patti), Richard, Mike, David (Debbie), Johnny Ray (Mary).  He was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Boyd. 

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 7, 11 a.m. in South River Baptist Church Cemetery, Statesville, N.C.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church sanctuary.   Online condolences may be registered at


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