The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 21, 2013

John Thomas Boyd

The Tribune-Democrat

MEYERSDALE — BOYD – John Thomas “Tom,” 85, Meyersdale, Pa., went to be with his Lord Jesus Wednesday morning, Feb. 20, 2013, at Meyersdale Hospital. Born in Johnstown, he was the son of the late Harold Boyd Sr. and Mary Espey Boyd. Survived by wife, JoAnn Zimmerman Boyd, Golden Living Center, Meyersdale; sister, Myra Boyd Brown, Somerset; daughter, Paula L. Boyd Adams, married to D. Scott Adams, Fleetwood, Pa.; and grandchildren, Marie L. Adams, Fleetwood, Pa.; and Pvt. Robert Kellar Adams, U.S. Army, Fort Benning, Ga. Predeceased by his first wife, Iva L. Tomb Boyd; and daughter, Linda Joyce Boyd. Tom was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, a World War II veteran and retired from Bethlehem Steel. He enjoyed the outdoors, and was a lover of ice cream and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan. Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Newman Funeral Home Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Highway, Salisbury, Pa., with funeral following at 2 p.m., Pastor Ingrid Chenoweth, officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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