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Rex Boyd, 85, passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
Rex was born on Dec.18, 1927, to Sam and Opal Boyd in Pritchett, Texas.
He retired from the United States Army as a Major and retired from the Corp of Engineers having served as the manager of Lake Grapevine, Lake Lewisville and Lake Ray Roberts.
He was instrumental in building Lake Ray Roberts and Lake Sam Rayburn.
He was also very active on the Vice Presidential Task Force on Redefining Government and traveled for many years on Monday to Washington and back on Friday.
He was an active member and elder of the Grapevine Church of Christ in Texas. He lived and traveled all over the world including Saudia Arabia and Europe.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 51 years Lavona Boyd.
Survivors: wife, Betty Boyd; children Rick Boyd and wife Sally, Larry Boyd and wife Cathy, John Stacey Boyd, Beth Boyd-Kolb and husband Doyce Kolb, Kerry Rodgers and wife Ellina; and grandchildren Diane Bobbitt, Kristin Boyd, Ashley Teague, Kelly Boyd, Emily Boyd, Austin Boyd, Brooke Boyd, Sierra Boyd, Catherine Rodgers and Dimitri Rodgers.

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