2012-08-17 / Obits

Kevin Boyd


Kevin Boyd, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died August 6.

Boyd was born in Far Rockaway on November 9, 1968. He was a packager.

Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Albertha and Lige Boyd Jr.; sister, Margaret Jackson; and nephew, Sharrieff Grant.

He is survived by his love, Sandra Campbell; stepsons, Mitchell, Sean and James; stepdaughters, Tiara and Jackie; sisters, Delores Miller, Peggy Boyd and Elaine Boyd (Dewayne); brother, Akuanata Akasha; nephews, Barry Boyd, Michael Boyd, Shamar Simmons, Alexander Jackson (Sharita), Mark Jackson, Richard Jackson and Rahsaan Akasha; nieces, Amy Boyd, Deidre Goldman, Dorene Goldman, Shawana Grant and Bria Boyd; sister-in-law, Nduka Akasha; god-sister, Kim Hoggard; twelve great-nephews, ten great-nieces, two granddaughters and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Rockaway Beach. Interment followed at Forest Green Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.

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